Driver not wearing helmet in fatal motorcycle crash



According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, one person died after being ejected from his motorcycle Saturday afternoon.

The accident happened on SC 901 near Sturgis Farm Road, just two-tenths of a mile south of Rock Hill.

Troopers said the victim ran off the right side of the road, struck a curb, road sign and then tree. He was not wearing a helmet.

Authorities identified the victim as Roger Blankenship, 48, of Kannapolis, North Carolina. He died on the scene.