Pee Dee motorcycle crash kills Gresham man

Florence, SC - FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - One person is dead following a motorcycle accident in Florence County Sunday night.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 6:45 p.m. Sunday along First Neck Road. A motorcyclist traveling west on First Neck Road lost control of their bike and ran off the side of the road.

The victim, identified by Florence County Coroner Bubba Matthews as Joe R. Venters, 56, of Gresham, was the only occupant on the bike and was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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

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