Troopers investigate deadly accident on Interstate 26

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC — The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating following a deadly accident on Interstate 26.

Troopers say on Friday, October 30, the driver of a 2003 Suzuki SUV and the driver of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle was slowing down for traffic on interstate 26 near 165 mm when the driver of a 2010 dodge mini van struck the motorcycle. In turn, the motorcycle crashed into the Suzuki SUV.

The driver of the 2010 Dodge Minivan, Kevin Dismuke, and two other passengers were transported to the Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg with non life threatening injuries. The driver of the motorcycle died at the scene. We are still working to learn the identity of the victim from the Orangeburg County Coroner’s Office.

The driver of the 2003 Suzuki SUV, Brenda Riojas, and a female passenger was not injured.

No word on if any charges will be filed.

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