Motorcycle rider dies after crash on Hwy 548

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – A motorcycle rider involved in a crash off of Highway 548 Tuesday afternoon has died.

Lance Corporal Sonny Collins, spokesman for the South Carolina Highway Patrol, says the crash occurred around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 548 near Gemini Circle. The motorcycle was the only vehicle involved in this wreck.

Collins comments that the driver of the motorcycle ran off the right side of the highway and struck a ditch. The driver was not wearing a helmet.

Horry County Coroner Robert Edge says the motorcycle rider, Ronald Todd, 37, of Conway died of multiple trauma in the hospital Tuesday evening.

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