US-501 collision kills moped driver

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash along US-501 near Aynor.

A spokesman for the agnecy said the driver of a moped was killed after being struck from behind by a vehicle. The accident happened just after 3 p.m. Saturday near Highway 319.

The Horry County Coroner's Office confirmed the identity of the driver as Jerry Lynn Chapman, of Florence. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

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

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