Deadly motorcycle crash in Darlington County


South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly motorcycle crash in Darlington County.

The motorcycle collided with the back of a dump truck around 6 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Kelleytown Road and Hwy 151 near Hartsville.

The rider of the motorcycle died and was pronounced dead at the scene by Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee.

Hardee said the victim was on a Yamaha motorcycle and appears to be a man in his thirties.

Corporal Sonny Collins with SCHP told us the driver of the dump truck and the motorcyclist were both heading north on Highway 151 when the motorcycle hit the back of the truck.

The driver of the truck will not be charged, according to Collins.

We will continue to follow this story and will update you as we learn more.

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