Coroner identifies biker killed after motorcycle collides with deer near North Myrtle Beach

Coroner identifies biker killed after motorcycle collides with deer near North Myrtle Beach
(Source: WSFA 12 News)

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – The Horry County Coroner’s Office has identified the driver of a motorcycle who was killed Tuesday night after the bike collided with a deer near North Myrtle Beach.

According to information from Horry County Deputy Coroner Christopher Dontell, 64-year-old Robert E. Malloy, of North Myrtle Beach, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol were called around 8 p.m. to Water Tower Road, just south of Long Bay Road, near North Myrtle Beach.

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SCHP Cpl. Sonny Collins said the Harley Davidson was traveling south on Water Tower Road when it hit a deer that was crossing the road. He added the victim was not wearing a helmet.

According to Collins, there was a passenger on the motorcycle who was wearing a helmet. That person was taken to Grand Strand Medical Center.

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