NC motorcyclist running from SC troopers dies in crash, coroner says

Published: Jul. 12, 2022 at 5:30 AM EDT
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BLACKSBURG, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Cherokee County Coroner’s Office said a motorcyclist from North Carolina died Monday night after colliding with another vehicle near downtown Blacksburg.

The coroner said 21-year-old Joseph Wyatt Stancil of Iron Station was being pursued by a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper on West Cherokee Street around 8:40 p.m.

We’re told Stancil failed to stop and collided with a Ford Escape as it pulled in front of him from Mountain View Drive. Stancil was pronounced dead at the scene.

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