One dies after motorcycle crash in Fairfield County

LAKE WATEREE – Jackie Ronald Burchett, 58, of Great Falls, was killed in a crash on Saturday, Sept. 11, about 10:30 p.m. near Lake Wateree.

The motorcycle was traveling south on Wateree Road when it went off the roadway to the left, struck a ditch and ejected the operator, according to Master Trooper David Jones.

The operator died after being transported by EMS from the scene to an area hospital, Jones reported.

A cause of death has not been determined this time and is pending autopsy. The accident remains under investigation by Fairfield County Coroner’s Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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