Coroner identifies motorcycle rider killed in crash on Hwy 501 bridge

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The Horry County Coroner has identified the victim in a deadly motorcycle crash on Highway 501 Saturday night.

Kristopher Privette, 28, from Myrtle Beach, was pronounced dead at the scene from internal injuries, according to Horry County Coroner Robert Edge.

The accident happened on the bridge that crosses over the Intracoastal Waterway heading into Myrtle Beach.

Cpl. Sonny Collins with SCHP said a motorcycle ran into the back of a van, killing the driver of the motorcycle.

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

No charges are expected in this investigation, according to Collins.

Copyright 2016 WMBF News. All rights reserved.