Troopers investigate deadly motorcycle wreck

Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a deadly wreck in Florence County.

Robert Jason Wells, 41, of Pamplico was killed in a motorcycle wreck around 4 a.m. Wednesday, according to Florence County Coroner Keith Von Lutcken.

The crash happened on SC 51, also known as Pamplico Highway.

Corporal Sonny Collins with South Carolina Highway Patrol said Wells was on a Harley motorcycle heading north on East Effingham Road when he missed the stop sign at the intersection with Pamplico Highway and crashed.

Wells was pronounced dead at 4:49 a.m. at a local hospital, Von Lutcken said.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.