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6 bikers killed, 88 sent to Halifax Health trauma center

Bike Week 2022 ended with six bikers killed in Volusia and St. Johns counties and another 88 seriously injured and taken to the trauma center at Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach, a hospital spokesman said on Tuesday.

Overall, Halifax Health attended to 163 trauma patients during Bike Week, but 75 of those resulted from incidents other than motorcycle accidents, said John Guthrie, Halifax Health spokesman.

Bike Week this year ran March 4-13.

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In 2021, eight bikers were killed during Bike Week, making it a “record-breaking week, unfortunately,” Guthrie said at the time. Another 91 bikers suffered traumatic injuries during that event.

The number of fatalities this year matched 2020 numbers when six bikers lost their lives.

Weather played a role

Guthrie said the weather at the beginning of the event played a role in the number of injuries.

“People were really more active

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4 bikers killed in Volusia, 1 in St Johns

A fourth motorcyclist was reported killed in a crash in Volusia County on Wednesday, according to information from the Florida Highway Patrol.

A motorcycle crash in St. Johns County also took the life of a Palm Coast rider on Monday, officials said.

Last year, eight motorcyclists died during the 10-day event, making 2021 the highest for fatalities.

Related: 3rd biker dies during Daytona Bike Week in Port Orange crash

More: 7 deaths, 91 trauma cases during record year for injuries during 2021 Daytona Bike Week

Wednesday’s crash occurred sometime overnight at Pioneer Trail and Airport Road near New Smyrna Beach, said FHP Lt. Kim Montes.

The rider, a 42-year-old man from Pembroke Pines, was discovered at 4:18 a.m. by a Volusia County deputy “who rolled up on a motorcycle that had left the roadway and traveled into a ditch,” Montes said.

Preliminary investigations show that the motorcyclist was traveling on

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SC man killed in Greenwood County motorcycle crash: Coroner

One person was killed Monday afternoon when a motorcycle ran off a road and crashed into a ditch, the South Carolina Highway Patrol said.

Danny Ray Simpson was the rider who died in the accident, Greenwood County Coroner Sonny Cox said. The 47-year-old Greenwood resident suffered blunt force trauma and died at the scene, according to Cox.

The single-vehicle collision happened at about 4:20 p.m. on Utopia Acres Drive, according to Master Trooper Brandon Bolt of the Highway Patrol. That’s in Greenwood County, near the intersection with U.S. 25.

Simpson was driving west on a 1995 Kawasaki when the motorcycle crossed the center line and ran off the left side of Utopia Acres Drive, Bolt said.

The motorcycle hit a ditch and Simpson was ejected, according to Bolt.

Simpson was the only rider on the bike, Bolt said. No other injuries were reported by Highway Patrol.

There was no

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