Man from Beech Island Dies in Motorcycle Accident in
WARRENVILLE, SC – According to an online news report at wjbf.com, the Aiken County Coroner’s Office has confirmed that a 42-year-old man from Beech Island died after an accident that occurred earlier this week on the 2000 block of Pine Log Road in Warrenville, South Carolina.*
According to the local coroner’s office, a man from Beech Island perished in a motorcycle accident that occurred earlier this week. The accident happened in the late evening when a 42-year-old man was operating a Suzuki motorcycle going southbound on the roadway. As he attempted to pass a vehicle, he lost control while navigating a curve. The man was ejected from his bike and ended up landing in the opposite lane of traffic where he was struck by another vehicle. It is not clear as to whether or not speed is a factor in this accident.
There are no further details on the accident at this time. The crash remains under investigation by the local police.
There are several ways in which motorcyclists can avoid accidents, including the following safety tips:
- Do not speed. Speeding reduces your ability to stop in time to avoid an accident. Follow the posted speed limit at all times.
- Do not drink and ride. A major cause of serious motorcycle accidents involve alcohol consumption. Consuming alcohol can reduce your ability to react in time order to avoid an accident. It also reduces your ability to judge certain circumstances such as negotiating a curve.
- Do not tailgate. Tailgating is a major cause of motorcycle accidents and leads to serious and sometimes fatal accidents.
- Beware of inclement weather. Make sure to avoid biking during rain, wind, ice, sleet, and dense fog.
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