Coroner identifies man that died after early morning Motorcycle accident on Johns Island

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JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. (WCBD) – According to the Charleston Police Department, one man is dead after a motorcycle accident early Saturday morning.

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office identified the man to be 55-year-old Joseph Scheeler Senior of Johns Island.

Officials say that Scheeler apparently lost control of his motorcycle and hit a tree.

The accident happened on River Road near Bee Balm Road at around 2:30 AM.

The man was the only person on the bike.

Portions of the road were closed for several hours while the authorities were investigating.

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