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HP: Motorcyclist dies after swerving to miss dog

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AIKEN, SC (WIS) -

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that killed a motorcyclist Thursday evening in Aiken County.

Around 9 p.m., investigators say 24-year-old Rachel Baker swerved to avoid hitting a dog on Jefferson Davis Highway in front of Aiken Technical College and lost control of her 2007 Kawasaki motorcycle.

Baker was ejected from the bike, and was hit by two other vehicles.

Troopers say Baker was wearing a helmet. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other people were injured in the crash.

The Highway Patrol is still investigating the accident.

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