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James Island man dies in motorcycle accident

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A James Island man is dead after a motorcycle accident.

42-year-old Rodney Yarbrough died Sunday morning after crashing a motorcycle on Fort Johnson Road near James Island High School at around 11:30 Saturday night.

Police say that Yarbrough passed a vehicle driven by his girlfriend and left the roadway after reentering the road.

"The motorcyclist was unable to maintain control of the motorcycle and he laid the motorcycle down which resulted in him being ejected. He was transported to MUSC, where he died," Charleston Police spokesperson Charles Francis said

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