HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A 56-year-old Longs man has died after the motorcycle he was operating hit a dog Saturday.
According to Cpl. Paul Brothers of the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident occurred along Dogwood Road just outside of North Myrtle Beach Saturday around 8 p.m.
The motorcycle struck a dog in the roadway, ejecting the motorcyclist and causing him to strike a mailbox.
Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard said Johnnie Sinclair died Sunday afternoon at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center from injuries sustained in the accident.
Brothers said Sinclair was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.