SCHP: 18-year-old killed in dirt bike accident in Marlboro County

MARLBORO COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A person riding a dirt bike was killed after troopers say the rider laid the bike down in an attempt to miss a truck that slowed for a turn.

The victim was identified as 18-year-old Joseph McGuire  by Marlboro County Coroner Tim Brown. He died at a nearby hospital from injuries sustained in the accident.

The accident happened at around 4 p.m. Saturday on Old Wire Road in Marlboro County. South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Hannah Wimberly says the biker was wearing a helmet.

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