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      Police ask for info in accident that killed student

      A motorcyclist was killed Monday morning in accident with an Horry County School bus.

      A Grand Strand high school student died in a crash involving a motorcycle and a school bus Monday morning, and now the Highway Patrol is asking drivers who may have seen the crash to help in the investigation.

      The Horry County Coroner's Office says 18-year-old Marc Chaplin was killed when his motorcycle and a bus collided on Grissom Parkway at the Highway 31 interchange.

      There were no students on the bus and the driver was treated at the scene.

      Chaplin was a student at the Academy of Arts, Science and Technology, and his base school was Myrtle Beach High School.

      Crisis counseling teams were sent to both schools after the accident. "The most helpful thing that we can do is allow people, and we offer the students the opportunity to feel, their emotions about this kind of loss and to help them channel those emotions into some type of healthy expression," said school spokesperson, Teal Britton.

      Highway Patrol is asking drivers who may have seen the accident to call (843) 661-4705 to help in the investigation.

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      Student killed in crash with school bus, identified

      The Horry County Coroner's Office says 18 year old Marc Chaplin was killed when his motorcycle collided with a school bus Monday morning.

      Chaplin was a student at the Academy of Arts, Science and Technology, according to Horry County Schools spokesperson Teal Britton.

      The accident happened just after eight Monday morning. Investigators are still trying to figure out exactly how the crash happened.

      Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard says Chaplin died at the scene of multiple trauma. Willard says he was wearing a helmet.

      A Highway Patrol spokesman says he was told there were no students on the bus.

      Britton says the bus driver was not hurt in the crash.

      Additional grief counselors will be on hand at the Academy of Arts, Science and Technology and Myrtle Beach High School Monday.

      We'll have more details here on CarolinaLive.com and on NewsChannel 15's News at 6.

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      (Update 11:14am) Student killed in crash with school bus

      NewsChannel 15 has learned a motorcyclist killed Monday morning in accident with an Horry County School bus was a high school student in Horry County.

      The accident happened around 8:10 a.m. according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol website. Investigators are still trying to figure out exactly how the crash happened.

      A Highway Patrol spokesman says he was told there were no students on the bus.

      Horry County School District spokeswoman Teal Britton says the victim on the motorcycle was a student at the Academy of Arts, Science and Technology, and his base school was Myrtle Beach High School.

      The student killed has been identified as 18-year-old March Chaplin.

      Britton says the bus driver was not hurt in the crash.

      Additional grief counselors will be on hand at the Academy of Arts, Science and Technology and Myrtle Beach High School Monday.

      We'll have more details here on CarolinaLive.com and on NewsChannel 15's News at 6.

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      (10:07am) Highway Patrol: Motorcyclist killed in crash with school bus

      A motorcyclist was killed Monday morning in accident with an Horry County School bus.

      The accident happened around 8:10 a.m. according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol website. Investigators are still trying to figure out exactly how the crash happened.

      A Highway Patrol spokesman says he was told there were no students on the bus.

      The name of the victim has not been released.

      Highway Patrol's accident investigation team is on the way to scene.

      We'll have more details here on CarolinaLive.com and on NewsChannel 15's News at 6.

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