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One dead in Lexington Co. motorcycle accident

Published: Jul. 20, 2011 at 6:13 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 30, 2011 at 6:13 PM EDT
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GILBERT, SC (WIS) - One man is dead in an afternoon motorcycle accident in western Lexington County.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident happened around noon on the US 178 overpass at Interstate 20.

Lexington County Coroner Harry Harman said Walter Collins, 71, of North was traveling northbound on Fairview Road when he lost control of the motorcycle and hit a bridge barrier. Collins was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Highway Patrol is investigating.

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