Pickens County Coroner’s Office Releases Identity of Easley Man Killed in Thursday morning accident

(Seneca, SC)——-The Pickens County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the individual who died yesterday morning in a motorcycle versus deer accident in Pickens County.

The victim has been identified as 34 year old Mathew Meyer of Easley.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Coroner’s Office are continuing their investigation into the accident.

According to Master Trooper David Jones of the Highway Patrol, the accident occurred around 1am yesterday on Highway 135 near Montague Drive, which is north of Easley.

Meyer was not wearing a helmet, was ejected from the motorcycle and was declared dead at the scene, accoridng to Jones.

Master Trooper Jones says that the motorcycle was traveling north on Highway 135 and struck a deer in the roadway, which caused the motorcycle to eject Meyer.