New Jersey man killed in a crash involving motorcycle in Florence, coroner says
FLORENCE, S.C. (WMBF) – The Florence Police Department is investigating a deadly crash involving a motorcycle over the weekend.
Police were called to the crash around 7:20 p.m. Saturday to West Palmetto Street and Bentree Lane.
Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken said 26-year-old Joshua Kingston of Brick, New Jersey died after his motorcycle collided with another car.
Investigators with the Florence Police Department determined that the car was turning left onto Bentree Lane from Palmetto Street, when the motorcycle, which was speeding, collided with the car.
Investigators said both parties involved in the crash disregarded the traffic light and entered the intersection after the light turned red.
The driver of the car was cited for disregarding a traffic control device.
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