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Date of Incident: July 28th, 2023

South Carolina Reporting Authority: South Carolina Highway Patrol

Type of Accident: Motorcycle/Truck Accident

Location of Accident: Hwy 17A in Dorchester County, S.C.

Injuries: Fatal

Description of Accident: A 71-year-old man from Adams Run lost his life in a collision with a tractor-trailer while riding his motorcycle. The collision occurred on US Hwy 17A near Waddle Lane, approximately 7 miles south of Ridgeville. The motorcyclist was making a left turn onto US Hwy 17A from a private drive when he collided with a northbound tractor-trailer. The victim died at the scene.

Local Media Coverage: Live 5 News WCSC