Man killed when motorcycle collides with logging truck in Chester County

Man killed when motorcycle collides with logging truck in Chester County

CHESTER COUNTY, SC (WBTV) - A motorcyclist was killed in a crash involving a log truck in Chester County Monday afternoon, according to troopers.

The two-vehicle wreck happened around 4:40 p.m. on Highway 21 near Fincher Road, about five miles north of Fort Lawn. Troopers say the motorcyclist was travelling south when the bike crossed the center line, side-swiping the log truck that was heading in the opposite direction.

The motorcyclist, who officials say was wearing a helmet, was killed in the crash. The driver of the log truck was not injured.

The motorcyclist was identified as 56-year-old Robert William Hritsko.

Officials say Hritsko died of blunt force trauma.

No further information has been released.

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