Bicyclist dies from injuries after crash with car in Loris

A bicycle and a vehicle collided early Friday morning in Loris.
A bicycle and a vehicle collided early Friday morning in Loris.(Source: HCFR)
Published: Feb. 4, 2022 at 12:49 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 4, 2022 at 6:29 PM EST
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LORIS, S.C. (WMBF) – A man riding a bicycle was killed after being struck by a car in loris Friday morning.

Crews were called to the crash near Red Bluff Road and Silver Sand Drive shortly before 5:40 a.m., according to Horry County Fire Rescue.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, a 2011 Nissan SUV heading north on Red Bluff struck the back tire of the bicycle.

The bicyclist was taken to the hospital where they succumbed to the serious injuries sustained in the crash.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Patty Bellamy later identified him as 39-year-old Dameion Fowler, of Loris.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

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