Longs man dies after motorcycle accident

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.

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