Motorcyclist killed in Aiken Co. wreck

AIKEN, SC (WFXG) - South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal wreck on Gun Range Road, between Wire Road and Highway 1.

Troopers responded just after 1 p.m, according to the SCHP database.

The Aiken Co. Coroner's Office confirmed Willis L. Purvis, 55, was returning home on his Suzuki motorcycle when he lost control of it, and was ejected. Purvis was not wearing a helmet.

According to Coroner Tim Carlton, Purvis died from multiple body trauma.

Toxicology tests are pending.

The crash remains under investigation.

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