Advertisement

Bicyclist dies after being hit by two cars in Anderson County, troopers say

The Anderson County Coroner identified the man as 21-year-old Matthew Bagwell.
The Anderson County Coroner identified the man as 21-year-old Matthew Bagwell.(Live 5)
Published: Dec. 5, 2021 at 6:04 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 5, 2021 at 9:32 AM EST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

ANDERSON, S.C. (WYFF) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man is dead after being hit by two cars while riding a bicycle.

The Anderson County Coroner identified the man as 21-year-old Matthew Bagwell.

The incident happened on Highway 81 in Anderson County, near True Temper Road on Saturday evening around 6:25 p.m.

Bagwell was trying to cross Highway 81 when a car hit him on his bicycle, officials say. Bagwell was reportedly then hit again by another car.

Troopers say Bagwell was not wearing a helmet and was ejected. He was taken to a hospital by EMS, where he later died.

The drivers of the other vehicles were not injured.

Copyright 2021 WCSC. All rights reserved.