26-year-old victim identified in fatal motorcycle accident in Richland Co.

MGN Online

Columbia, S.C. (WACH)-- Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the man who died as a result of a motorcycle accident.

Charles Altman,26, was traveling on the exit ramp of I-77 to Percival Road when he ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a ditch.

The Gaston man was ejected from the motorcycle and died at the scene.

He was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision however an autopsy determined that the cause of death was due to blunt trauma to the chest.

The SC Highway Patrol continues to investigate this incident.

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