Myrtle Beach man dies in motorcycle crash, officials say

Published: May. 20, 2022 at 1:28 PM EDT|Updated: May. 20, 2022 at 3:18 PM EDT
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - One person died after a single-vehicle motorcycle crash early Friday, according to authorities.

LCpl. Tyler Tidwell of the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the wreck happened in the area of Jacob Lane, located near George Bishop Parkway, at around 12:35 a.m.

Tidwell said a Honda motorcycle was heading east when it ran off the road to the right, struck a curb and spilled.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler later identified the rider as 31-year-old Filipe Santos Abreu, of Myrtle Beach. Fowler added that Abreu was taken to a hospital, and later died as a result of the crash.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

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