• March 02, 2017

One Killed in Sumter County, SC, Motorcycle Accident on US 15

Sumter County, SC -- February 25, 2017, a man was killed as the result of an accident where his motorcycle and a car crashed on US Highway 15.

According to investigations from the State Police, the accident occurred in the evening hours of Saturday near the intersection of US 15 and Browntown Road.

Their preliminary investigations indicate that a motorcyclist was traveling southbound along the highway. For reasons that aren't clear, the motorcyclist somehow crossed over the center line into the path of an oncoming Nissan Maxima.

The two vehicles crashed head-on, and the rider was ejected from the motorcycle. As a result, the rider suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. Authorities confirm he was wearing a helmet at the time. The driver of the car had minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital.

Police did not indicate what might have caused the accident. They say investigations are ongoing.

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