Teen bicyclist struck, killed by 18-wheeler in Sellers

Sellers, SC - MARION COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Investigators with the South Carolina Highway Patrol are in Marion County Tuesday evening, attempting to re-create an accident that killed one person earlier in the day.

Lance Cpl. Bob Beres said a teen bicyclist was hit by a tractor trailer on SC-301 in Sellers just after 3:50 p.m. The bicyclist was traveling south in the northbound lane of SC-301 when it collided with the truck. The truck, according to officials, was traveling south in the southbound lane.

While the victim's identity has not been released, Beres said the victim was an 18-year-old male.

The accident remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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