Motorcyclist killed in crash on Huger Street

Motorcyclist killed in crash on Huger Street
(Source: WMBF News)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Traffic Safety Unit with the Columbia Police Department is investigating a fatal single motorcycle crash that happened Tuesday afternoon.

The accident took place on the 400 block of Huger Street shortly before 3 p.m. That’s just south of Blossom Street.

CPD announced the motorcyclist, 71-year-old Donald King, died at an area hospital around 8 p.m.

Officials believed King suffered from a medical episode. The Richland County Coroner’s Office is conducting an autopsy tomorrow.

Two northbound lanes on Huger Street are temporarily closed until the collision is cleared from the roadway.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Copyright 2020 WIS. All rights reserved.