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The wreck happened at the intersection of SC 101 and US 76. (FOX Carolina/ Feb. 23, 2021)

LAURENS, SC (FOX Carolina) - Troopers said a motorcyclist was taken to the hospital by helicopter after being struck head-on by a car in Laurens County Tuesday morning.

The crash happened on SC 101 at the intersection of US 76 around 5:45 a.m.

Troopers said a 2010 Pontiac sedan was headed south on SC 101 and a 2017 Harley-Davidson was headed north when the Pontiac attempted to turn left onto US76 and struck the motorcycle.

Troopers said the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet and was airlifted to the hospital with injuries.

The driver of the Pontiac was also hurt and taken to the hospital by EMS.

Troopers said the Pontiac driver, a 30-year-old woman from Simpsonville, was also charged with failure to yield right of way.

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