UPDATE: Moped driver killed in accident on Hwy. 9 identified

UPDATE: Moped driver killed in accident on Hwy. 9 identified

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) –  According to the Horry County Coroner Robert Edge, William Christian Suggs, 39, from Marion,  died after being struck from behind while driving a moped on Highway 9 near Longs Tuesday morning,.

The collision was reported on Highway 9 in front of the Aberdeen Country Club, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The accident occurred at 9:12 a.m. Tuesday, according to information from the SCHP.

According to Edge, Suggs died at the scene from internal injuries, after being struck from behind by a vehicle, apparently while the vehicle was changing lanes.

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