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Acura driver charged with felony DUI after fatal motorcycle crash

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HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol reported an accident that killed a motorcycle rider early Sunday morning on SC-544 after colliding with an Acura.

SCHP said the accident happened at 2:25 a.m. The driver of a 1995 Acura was traveling west on SC-544 and attempted to travel left on US-17. The Harley was traveling east on 544, the Acura then attempted to make the left turn and struck the motorcycle.

The driver of the Harley is identified as 32-year-old Jonathon Kyle Martin, according to Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden. SCHP said he was not wearing a helmet. He was transported to the hospital and died from injuries.

The driver of the Acura, Osvaldo Delez-Colon from the Atlanta area, suffered minor injuries and charged with felony DUI.

Colon was denied bond Monday because he is a flight risk; Colon has the right to appeal.

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