Man killed in motorcycle crash in Lancaster County

Man killed in motorcycle crash in Lancaster County
Nathan and his wife Wendy. (Source: Wendy Wells)
Nathan and his wife Wendy. (Source: Wendy Wells)

LANCASTER COUNTY, SC (WBTV) - A man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Lancaster County Saturday morning.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the incident happened on SC-160 near Calvin Hall road around 8:27 a.m.

The Lancaster County Coroner's Office says Nathan Richie was killed in the crash.

Officials say a man was driving a 2017 Toyota sedan on SC-160 and turned left onto Calvin Hall Road in front of a 2006 Honda motorcycle that Richie was driving.

The motorcycle and car collided and Richie was ejected, according to highway patrol.

Richie was taken to Carolinas Medical Center in Pineville where he died from his injuries.

Troopers say Richie was wearing a helmet and the driver of the Toyota was wearing a seat belt. The Toyota driver was not injured in the crash.

Several people including Charlotte Entercom station, News 1110/99.3 WBT, tweeted Sunday about Richie's death. Richie was an Entercom employee.

The investigation is still ongoing and there have been no charges filed.

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