Motorcyclist killed in early morning accident

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Aiken County Coroner's Office are continuing to investigate a fatal accident in Aiken County Saturday.

Troopers say 64-year-old Ernest Bussey was driving westbound on Bettis Academy Road on his 2001 Harley around 6:35am when he drove off the side of the road and flew off the motorcycle.

The driver died at the scene. Officials say he was not wearing a helmet.

The Aiken County Coroner's Office says Bussey sustained multiple injuries which caused his death. A toxicology report is pending.

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