Fairfield County coroner releases name of motorcyclist killed in accident on Wateree Road

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Fairfield County Coroner Chris Hill released the name of a man who died in a motorcycle accident on Wateree Road Saturday Night.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the motorcyclist was driving a 2001 Harley Davidson south on Wateree Road when they went off the road, struck a ditch and got ejected from the motorcycle. Authorities say the motorcyclist was taken to a hospital, and they were pronounced deceased.

Coroner Hill says the motorcyclist was 58-year-old Jackie Ronald Burchett, of Great Falls. The coroner has not yet released a cause of death, pending an autopsy.

The accident is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Fairfield County Coroner’s Office.

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