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OCONEE COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) -- A 47-year old Salem man died Friday morning after a fatal motorcycle accident, according to the coroner. 

Freddie Ray Goins was pronounced dead at 10:46 am in the intensive care unit of Greenville Memorial Hospital. 

Just after midnight Friday morning, the collision was reported to Oconee E-911 Communications. The incident took place along Sunrise Drive in Salem. 

SCHP says the crash unfolded around 12:05 a.m. Troopers say Goins was riding on a Suzuki motorcycle when he went off the right side of the road and crashed into a tree. SCHP says Goins was not wearing a helmet.

The collision remains under investigation.

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