UPDATE: Edgefield man dies in motorcycle accident on Riverwatch Parkway

Deadly Motorcycle Crash graphic

AUGUSTA (WJBF) — An Edgefield, South Carolina man is dead after a motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon.

It happened around 3:40 p.m. on Riverwatch Parkway in Augusta.

The victim has been identified as 31-year-old Aaron Rouse.

Investigators say Rouse was heading east on Riverwatch when he lost control of his motorcycle and hit a guard rail.

He died in the crash. The deputy coroner says there will not be an autopsy done.

All four lanes of Riverwatch Parkway were closed for several hours because of the crash, but the lanes have been re-opened.

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