One person was killed and another was hurt when a motorcycle and a pickup truck crashed on a RIchland County road Saturday, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.
The two-vehicle collision happened at about 2:15 p.m., at the intersection of U.S. 378/Garners Ferry Road and Lower Richland Boulevard, said Master Trooper Brian Lee. That’s in the Hopkins area, just outside of Columbia, near Lower Richland High School.
A 2016 Yamaha motorcycle was heading west on Garners Ferry Road, when a 2016 Chevrolet pickup traveling in the opposite direction made a left turn onto Lower Richland Boulevard, Lee said.
The Chevy did not yield right of way, causing the motorcycle to hit the truck, according to Lee.
The motorcycle driver died at the scene, while a passenger on the bike was taken to an area hospital, Lee said. Further information on the passenger’s condition was not available.
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