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Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed during crash in Spartanburg County

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the crash happened just after 4:30 a.m....
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Published: Apr. 22, 2022 at 11:55 PM EDT
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - One person was killed and three others were injured during a crash in Spartanburg County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

According to troopers, the crash happened at 7:34 p.m. on Friday, April 22, along Hwy. 176 near John Dodd Road.

Troopers say a motorcycle was traveling west on Hwy. 176 when a Chevrolet Silverado, traveling east, attempted to turn on to John Dodd Road and was hit by the motorcyclist.

Troopers say the driver of the motorcycle sadly died at the scene. Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger later identified the victim as 21-year-old Thomas Ben Kannegieter from Pauline, SC.

The driver and two passengers in the Chevrolet, a woman and a 5-year-old girl, were taken to the hospital for their injuries, troopers say.