1 killed in Horry County motorcycle crash
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - One person was killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday evening in Horry County.
Master Trooper David Jones with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the wreck happened on Highway 17 near Hilton Road.
Jones said a person operating a 2003 Harley Davidson drove into the median, struck a curb and was ejected from the motorcycle. They were later pronounced dead at the scene.
They were not wearing a helmet, according to Jones.
Horry County Deputy Coroner Patty Bellamy later identified the driver of the motorcycle as 38-year-old Benjamin Boyle, of Cleveland, Ohio. Boyle was residing in Murrells Inlet at the time of his death, according to Bellamy.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.
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