Lexington County Coroner identifies motorcyclist dead in fatal car crash

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Published: Nov. 20, 2023 at 5:35 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified a motorcyclist who died in a car crash Saturday.

The crash happened at approximately 4:30 p.m. in the 6900 block of Edmund Highway.

Fisher said 65-year-old Owen Dwain Harness, of West Columbia, was traveling westbound when he went left of center and was struck by a car traveling eastbound.

Harness was taken to an area hospital where he died due to his injuries.

Fisher said Harness was not wearing a helmet.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Lexington County Coroner’s Office are investigating the incident.

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