CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Crews recovered a motorcyclist from a marsh Saturday evening following a deadly crash near White Point Road.

According to Charleston County Sheriff’s Office, a motorcycle was traveling on Highway 174 when it veered off the road into a marsh and sank.

First responders pulled the sole rider from the water. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Reports say the deceased was wearing a helmet.

Officials say the crash happened before 6:40 p.m. on Highway 174 near White Point Road.

The road was closed until 9:30 p.m. while deputies investigated.

CCSO’s Traffic Services Unit is investigating the crash.