Sumter coroner identifies motorcycle victim in fatal crash

Sumter coroner identifies motorcycle victim in fatal crash

SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The Sumter County Coroner has identified the victim in a deadly motorcycle crash in Sumter.

The victim was identified as John Anthony Burris, 48, of Lee County.

The collision happened around 8 p.m. Friday night on Highway 15 near Browntown Road. Troopers say Burris veered into the wrong lane and hit an oncoming car head-on with his motorcycle. He was thrown from his bike and died at the scene. The other driver was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

The collision is under investigation by SCHP.

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