Rider dies in motorcycle accident in Carolina Forest

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A motorcycle rider died in an accident in Carolina Forest early Friday morning, officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed.

Matthew Sayers, 30, of Myrtle Beach, was killed in the accident, according to Horry County Coroner Robert Edge.

At about 1:30 a.m., a motorcycle was traveling on Renee Drive, just off Highway 501 in Carolina Forest. According to the SCHP, the motorcycle struck a curb near Postal Way, and the Sayers, who was not wearing a helmet, sustained fatal injuries. He died at Grand Strand Medical Center at 2:16 a.m.

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