Motorcyclist dies in Colleton County crash

Motorcyclist dies in Colleton County crash

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Highway Patrol troopers say a woman died in a crash Sunday on SC 63 along Sniders Highway at Cypress Pond Road.

Officers say the driver of a 2006 Toyota pick up truck was driving southbound when they tried to drive around a car that was partially in the road and on the shoulder of the highway.

Authorities say a Harley Davidson motorcycle with two passengers was behind the car, and then struck the rear of the pick up truck causing the motorcycle to spill and one of the passengers to be thrown off.

Officers say a third car was traveling southbound down the highway when it hit the passenger who was laying in the roadway after being thrown off the motorcycle.

The woman, who has yet to be identified, was killed at the scene. A man was taken to a medical center in Summerville after suffering traumatic injuries.

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