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.