One man is dead after a motorcycle and a truck crashed on U.S. 1 in West Columbia at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The West Columbia Police Department is investigating the wreck, which happened near Dreher Road. Capt. Scott Morrison, spokesman for the department, said that the motorcyclist was traveling in the wrong lane, and was dead when police arrived on scene.
The motorcycle was traveling west and the truck was traveling east when the two collided head on, Morrison said. The motorcycle caught fire after the crash.