HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A motorcyclist died as a result of injuries sustained in a crash Saturday night on S.C. 544.
According to South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Matt Southern, the crash happened when the motorcyclist, who was heading west on S.C. 544, ran off the right side of the road and hit a utility pole. The collision happened in the area of Beaver Run Boulevard.
The victim was taken to South Strand Hospital and later died from injuries suffered in the crash, according to Southern.
He added the rider was not wearing a helmet.
According to Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden, the victim has been identified as 51-year-old John Allen, of Conway