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Coroner IDs Anderson motorcyclist killed in head-on collision with pickup truck in Oconee Co.

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Scene of fatal collision on Edgewood Drive. (6/4/17 FOX Carolina) Scene of fatal collision on Edgewood Drive. (6/4/17 FOX Carolina)
Scene of fatal collision on Edgewood Drive. (6/4/17 FOX Carolina) Scene of fatal collision on Edgewood Drive. (6/4/17 FOX Carolina)
OCONEE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

SC Highway Patrol Troopers and the Oconee County Coroner are investigating a deadly wreck involving a motorcycle and pickup truck on Edgewood Drive Sunday morning.

Troopers say the collision occurred on Edgewood Drive in Oconee County at 7:59 a.m.

Per troopers, the motorcyclist was traveling west on Edgewood Drive when he drove left of center and struck a pickup driver head-on who was traveling the opposite direction on Edgewood Drive.

The coroner said the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet during the collision and suffered a fatal head injury. He succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

The victim was later identified as 29-year-old Eric Ray Sutherland of Anderson.

The crash was ruled an accident. No charges will be filed.

The collision remains under investigation by the coroner's office and SC Highway Patrol.

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