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Summerville man dead after motorcycle crash in Berkeley County

Summerville man dead after motorcycle crash in Berkeley County

Officials with the Berkeley County Coroner's Office have confirmed a 35-year-old man lost his life after a motorcycle crash on Cypress Gardens Road in Berkeley County early Thursday morning.

Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury said he was notified of the crash at 2 a.m., and when he arrived, he found a motorcycle had run off the right side of the road and into the woods.

Jamie Benjamin Pitts of Summerville was pronounced dead at the scene. Salisbury said the motorcycle operated by Pitts was the only vehicle involved, and that Pitts was not wearing a helmet.

Moncks Corner police say Pitts was traveling too fast for conditions.

The deadly crash makes the 24th in Berkeley County this year.

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