Clover man dies in motorcycle accident

CLOVER — A 37-year-old Clover man was killed Thursday night when his motorcycle went off the road and overturned, authorities said.

Daniel Allen Williamson of 812 A. Shannon Meadows Road died at the scene of the accident, said York County Deputy Coroner Ev Amick. Williamson was not wearing a helmet.

The accident happened around 7:15 p.m. on Shannon Meadows Road about three miles west of Clover, said Lance Cpl. Josef Robinson of the S.C. Highway Patrol. He said Williamson was traveling east at a high rate of speed when the Suzuki motorcycle went off the left side of the road, across a dirt embankment and overturned, throwing Williamson from motorcycle.

Williamson died from head and body trauma, Amick said.