Motorcyclist dies in accident; coroner working to find cause

HARLEYVILLE, S.C. (WCIV) -- The Dorchester County coroner is reporting the death of a motorcyclist after an accident Thursday afternoon.

According to Coroner Chris Nisbet, James Marrale was riding a motorcycle on Johnson Road in Harleyville when he ran off the road.

Nisbet said Marrale was pronounced dead at the scene after being found by a passer-by around 3 p.m. and that an autopsy will determine if a "heart episode" caused the accident or if the accident killed him.