GENERIC - Crash 1

(file photo | Associated Press)

Easley, SC (FOX Carolina) - The coroner said a 34-year-old Easley man has died after hitting a deer while riding his motorcycle.

Troopers said the crash happened around 1 a.m. on Dacusville Highway near Montague Drive.

Troopers said a Yamaha motorcycle struck a deer and the rider was thrown from the bike. 

According to troopers, the rider was not wearing a helmet and died on scene. 

Pickens County coroner Kandy Kelley identified the victim as Mathew Meyer, 34 of Sweetbriar Road. 

Note: The coroner's initial news release listed the victim's last name as "Myers."

More news: Furman University installs trauma kits on campus

Copyright 2019 FOX Carolina (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.