Edgefield motorcycle

A North Augusta man was pronounced dead at the scene following a Saturday  motorcycle accident in Edgefield. 

A North Augusta man was found dead following a motorcycle accident Saturday night in Edgefield. 

Robert E. Dorn III, 41, of North Augusta was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:30 p.m., said David Barnette, Edgefield County coroner. 

Dorn was traveling North on Briggs Road when he crossed the centerline and ran off the side of the road, striking several trees. 

Brunette said an autopsy will not be performed on Dorn. 

The Edgefield County's Coroner's Office confirms that Dorn was not wearing a helmet. 

Matthew Enfinger is a general assignment reporter with the Aiken Standard. Follow him on Twitter: @matt_enfinger