• Driver not wearing helmet in fatal motorcycle crash


    SOUTH CAROLINA - 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.

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