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Date of Incident: April 24, 2024

South Carolina Reporting Authority:  Fairfield County Coroner’s Office

Type of Accident: Bicyclist Accident

Location of Accident: Highway 34 in Ridgeway, Fairfield County, S.C.

Injuries: One Fatality

Description of Accident: A 73-year-old man was tragically hit by an 18-wheeler while riding his bicycle in Fairfield County. The cyclist was traveling West on Hwy 34 in Ridgeway when he was fatally hit by a truck traveling in the same direction. The accident is currently under investigation by the Fairfield County Coroner’s Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Local Media Coverage: 73-year-old bicyclist dies in truck collision (ABC News 4)