Richland County, SC (WLTX)- One person is dead after a motorcycle accident Saturday evening according the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
Just after 9:30 pm, Saturday evening a motorcyclist Tavaris T. Harp, 29, of Sumter was operating a motorcycle when he lost control. The victim crossed into the path of a car traveling in the opposite direction on Trotter Road.
Harp was not wearing a helmet and died at the scene. An autopsy conducted today shows that he died from trauma associated with the crash.
The accident remains under investigation by The South Carolina Highway Patrol Reconstruction Team and Richland County Coroner Gary Watts.