West Columbia man, age 65, dies in Lexington County motorcycle accident

 Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a collision between a vehicle and a motorcycle in the 6900 block of Edmund Highway in the Pelion area of Lexington County at approximately 4:10 p.m., Saturday.

According to Fisher, Mr. Owen Dwain Harness, 65, of West Columbia was traveling westbound on Edmund Highway when he went left of center and was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound. Mr. Harness, who was not wearing a helmet, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead due to his injuries.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Lexington County Coroner’s Office continue to investigate the incident.

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