Victim of fatal moped crash in Horry County identified

Victim of fatal moped crash in Horry County identified

LONGS, SC (WMBF) – A moped driver was killed in a collision Wednesday night, according to Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard.

At about 10:25 p.m., a 2005 Chevy four-door was traveling east on Tallwood Road and struck a 2008 moped in the rear.

The moped operator died at the scene from his injuries, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The driver of the Chevy, 21-year-old Steven Isdell, is charged with driving too fast for conditions.

Willard identified the victim as Joel Deaton, 53, from Longs.

The crash remains under investigation by the SCHP.

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