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Coroner releases name of motorcyclist killed in Spartanburg Co. crash

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SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Spartanburg County coroner has released the name of a man who died after his motorcycle and collided with a pickup truck.

Troopers say the collision occurred on Monday at approximately 9:24 p.m. on SC 290 in Spartanburg County, two miles east of Duncan.

Per troopers, a driver in a pickup truck was traveling west on SC 290 while a motorcyclist was traveling east on 290. Troopers say as the pickup truck was making a left turn, it was struck by the motorcyclist.

The motorcyclist was then ejected from the vehicle and injured, troopers confirm.. They say the 26-year-old from Duncan was then transported by EMS to Spartanburg Medical where the motorcyclist succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash. The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet, they say.

Coroner Rusty Clevenger said Colton Gibson Wood of Silver Thread Lane died at the hospital.

The driver in the pickup truck was wearing a seat belt and not injured. Troopers said the driver was charged with failure to yield to right of way.

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