LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A motorcyclist has died after a crash Monday afternoon on Highway 221 in Laurens County.
According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 12:30pm near Harris Springs Road in Waterloo.
Troopers said a tractor trailer was turning left into a private driveway when a motorcycle crashed into the trailer.
The driver of the motorcycle, 28-year-old Michael Thomas Wessel of Greenwood, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Highway Patrol says the motorcycle driver was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
The coroner’s office and SCHP will continue to investigate.