BERKELEY COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) —Roger Austin and Avery Austin, of Ridgeville, South Carolina, have been identified as the victims in a Saturday night double-fatal motorcycle crash in Berkeley County.

The father and daughter, 44 and 18, were both killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash in Summerville Monday night.


According to reports, the pair were traveling on a Honda motorcycle on Cypress Campground Road in Ridgeville, when for unknown reasons, the bike exited the roadway around 8:50 p.m. Saturday. The bike then came into contact with a grouping of trees.

Both riders were pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries suffered in the wreck.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Berkeley County is a county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2020 census, its population was 229,861. Its county seat is Moncks Corner. After two previous incarnations of Berkeley County, the current county was created in 1882 – Wikipedia.