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Motorcycle rider killed in accident near Hemingway

WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A motorcycle rider was killed after running off the road into a ditch Sunday night near Hemingway, authorities confirmed.

The victim was identified as 30-year-old Derious Epps from Hemingway, according to Deputy County Coroner William Horton III.

At about 11:45 p.m. Sunday night, Epps was traveling south on Cowhead Road, about one mile west of Hemingway, according to Corporal Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Epps lost control and ran off the road, hitting a ditch.

Cpl. Collins said Epps was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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