Troopers: Motorcyclist dies after trying to pass truck in no-passing zone in York County

YORK COUNTY, S.C. — A motorcyclist died after crashing into a pickup truck in York County Sunday afternoon, troopers said.

The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. on Lesslie Highway near Sandra Lane, about half a mile east of Rock Hill.

Investigators said a motorcycle was trying to pass a Ford F-150 in a no-passing zone when it slammed into the truck as it was turning.

The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital where they later died, troopers said. Their identity has not yet been released.

The driver of the pickup and a 10-year-old passenger were hurt and taken to the hospital, troopers said. A 6-year-old child inside wasn’t hurt.

No further information was made available.

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