Authorities state that Paul N. Uricchio, III, the founder of the Uricchio Law Firm in Charleson is dead after a motorcycle accident Monday night in downtown Charleston. Reports state that Uricchio, 69, lost control of his motorcycle and struck the median at the intersection of Meeting and Jackson streets around 11:50 pm. He was thrown from the bike during the accident. He was rushed to MUSC but was later pronounced dead from blunt trauma. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.