2nd person dies in DUI rear-end motorcycle crash in Spartanburg Co.

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – 32-year-old James Wellington Blackwell of Baily Mill Rd. in Travelers Rest has died, according to the Spartanburg Co. Coroner.

He has hurt April 26 when 42 Harley Simms Beck reared his motorcycle on Highway 14, says SC Highway Patrol.

Chloë Allison Duncan, 19, was the passenger on the motorcycle. She was ejected and killed.

HP says neither were wearing a helmet.

Harley Beck was charged with 1 count Felony DUI including death and 1 count Felony DUI causing great bodily injury, according to the SCHP.

Beck is held at the Spartanburg County Detention Center.

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