Florence man dies in motorcycle crash on U.S. 501

Florence man dies in motorcycle crash on U.S. 501

MARION COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly motorcycle crash Tuesday morning in Marion County.

The accident happened at 1:45 a.m. on U.S. 501 near North Rivers Pine Road, SCHP Lance Cpl. Matt Southern said.

A 2000 Kawasaki motorcycle traveling north on U.S. 501 ran off the right side of the roadway and a hit a guard rail, killing the driver, according to Southern. He added the driver was not wearing a helmet.

Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson identified the victim as Darrell Eugene Jenkins, 45, of Florence.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

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