SENECA, SC (FOX Carolina) –On Wednesday, friends and family will say their final goodbyes to a man who passed away in a motorcycle crash that also led to his wife's death.
Coroner Karl Addis says the crash took placealong Singing Pines Road near Wells Highway on Thursday, July 25.
The coroner says 32-year-old James Richard "Richie" Rogers, Jr, of Seneca, died from injuries sustained in the crash.
Troopers say the crash happened shortly before 3 p.m. on Thursday.
SCHP reports the driver of a Dodge pickup was traveling east and turning north onto Singing Pines Road, while the motorcyclist was traveling south on Singing Pines Road.
However, troopers say the truck driver failed to yield the right-of-way and was hit by the motorcyclist.
The motorcyclist was taken to a hospital, but unfortunately passed away.
SCHP reports the truck driver was charged for failing to yield for a stop sign.
The wife of Rogers was a passenger on the bike, his family says. She was transported to the hospital where she remained in critical condition for several days.
Unfortunately, the coroner announced that 35-year-old Mary Rebecca Graham passed away Saturday evening - days after her husband. She was pronounced dead at 6:01 p.m.
Rogers' family has set up a fundraiser to help cover funeral expenses as well as any left over funds will go to his 9-year-old son.
Those interested in helping out can donate here.
Graham leaves behind a 12-year-old daughter, also from a previous relationship.
The family says Rogers' funeral will take place on Wednesday, July 31.
Visitation will be held from 12:30-1:30 at Watkins, Garrett and Woods Mortuary in Greenville. The actual service will immediately follow.
Rogers' casket will then be taken to Oconee Memorial Park in Seneca.