South Carolina Reporting Authority: South Carolina Highway Patrol, Horry County Fire Rescue
Type of Accident: Vehicle v. Bicycle Crash
Location of Accident: Intersection of Red Bluff Road and Silver Sand Drive in Loris, SC
Injuries: Fatal injuries
Description of Accident: A well-respected community organizer from Loris was killed in an early morning crash involving his bicycle and an SUV. According to published reports, the 2011 Nissan SUV was traveling north near the intersection of Red Bluff Road and Silver Sand Drive in Loris, SC shortly before 6am when the vehicle struck the back of the bike’s tire. Tragically, 39-year-old cyclist succumbed to the injuries he suffered in the crash.