Motorcyclist killed after hitting deer on SC road, authorities say

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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A deadly crash was reported in Horry County Tuesday night, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The crash happened on Water Tower Road just south of Long Bay Road at 8:11 p.m. in Horry County.

A motorcycle was traveling south on Water Tower road when it struck a deer crossing the road, SCHP said. The driver was not wearing a helmet and was killed.

A second person on the motorcycle was wearing a helmet and was transported to Grand Strand Medical Center for their injuries.

No other information is available at this time.

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