Prosperity man dies in motorcycle wreck

NEWBERRY — Dakota Keith Murphy, 22, of Prosperity, died Sunday morning as a result of a motorcycle wreck on Main Street, Newberry County Coroner Craig Newton said.

Newton said Murphy lost control of the motorcycle he was driving around 11:25 a.m. Sunday at 2861 Main St., and ran off the right side of the roadway. The accident occurred in the area of Advance Auto Parts and Pizza Hut.

Murphy was ejected from the motorcycle and died at the scene. He was wearing a helmet, Newton said.

The accident remains under investigation by the Newberry County Coroner’s Office, the Newberry Police Department, and the S.C. Highway Patrol.