Authorities report that the driver of a motorcycle is dead after a motorcycle accident Friday afternoon in Colleton County. Highway Patrol says that a 2004 Suzuki motorcycle was going northbound on Cayce Road when it went off the right side of the road, lost control, and crashed around 2:20 pm. The driver was thrown from the motorcycle during the accident. The bike then slid down a ditch and hit a utility pole. The victim was identified as 45-year-old Irvin Jones. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.