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SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) - The Spartanburg County Coroner's Office says a man has died six days after a collision that sent him to the hospital.

According to the office, 24-year-old Marquise Jevontay Rochester of Pelzer was involved in a collision at the intersection of E. Main Street and N. Church Street at 11:20 p.m. on August 10. Rochester was taken to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center and remained in the hospital for treatment. However, he succumbed to his injuries on Friday, August 16.

The coroner's office continues to investigate along with Spartanburg PD's traffic division. Rochester's exact cause of death is pending a forensic examination and toxicology results.

Spartanburg PD released the traffic report from the collision on Saturday, August 17. According to the report, Rochester was traveling west on E. Main Street on a motorcycle when he ran the red light at the intersection. A second driver was traveling south on Church Street under a green light, striking Rochester.

SPD's report indicates he wasn't wearing a helmet at the time and suffered a serious head injury.

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