BREAKING: Fatal accident on Highway 116 in Burton

BEAUFORT COUNTY – The Sheriff’s Office is on scene with a traffic fatality on Shanklin Road and Highway 116 in Burton that occurred at approximately 7:15 PM.

A vehicle and motorcycle collided and one person, the motorcyclist, has been pronounced dead at the scene. Identity of the deceased will be released by the Beaufort County Coroner’s Office upon notification of next of kin.

South Carolina Highway Patrol has been notified and will assume the investigation.

No further details are available at this time.

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