Troopers: Motorcyclist killed in Anderson Co. crash - FOX Carolina 21

Troopers: Motorcyclist killed in Anderson Co. crash

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Area of Welpine Rd. where crash occurred (FOX Carolina/ April 14, 2017) Area of Welpine Rd. where crash occurred (FOX Carolina/ April 14, 2017)
ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Troopers said a motorcyclist died following a crash in Anderson County late Thursday night.

The crash happened around 11:35 p.m. on Welpine Road at Threlkeld Boulevard.

Troopers said the motorcyclist was heading east on Welpine and struck a Kia sedan that turned left in front of the 1973 Harley Davidson.

The Harley rider was thrown from the bike and was not wearing a helmet, troopers said.

Coroner Greg Shore said the motorcyclist, James Alvin Kelley, 59, of Saddle Trail in Anderson, was airlifted to the hospital. Kelley died in surgery around 1:30 a.m.

Troopers said the Kia driver, a 27-year-old woman, was cited for failure to yield right of way.

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