A 24-year-old died Monday following a single-vehicle motorcycle accident in uptown Beaufort.
According to the Beaufort Police Department, officers responded to the accident around 6:50 p.m. in the area of Boundary and Charles streets.
Beaufort Police say the motorcyclist lost control and struck a tree.
According to witnesses, the motorcyclist was involved in a verbal altercation with the driver of another vehicle.
Following the altercation, witnesses say he drove north on Boundary Street at a high rate of speed and lost control of the motorcycle.
The driver was transported to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Authorities have yet to identify the motorcyclist.