Motorcyclist killed, 3 hurt in S. Church Street Ext. crash


SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A motorcyclist was killed and three people were injured in a crash on S. Church Street Extension in Spartanburg County.

According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 5:44 p.m. Thursday near South Avenue.

Troopers say the driver of a 1999 Chevrolet turning left onto South Avenue was hit by a motorcycle. As a result, the Chevrolet rolled into a 2017 Nissan stopped in traffic.

The motorcycle driver died at the scene of the crash. A passenger was thrown from the motorcycle and injured in the crash, according to troopers. The passenger was taken to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

The Spartanburg County Coroner identified the motorcyclist killed in the crash as David Leroy Halford Jr., 45, of Chesnee.

The driver and a passenger in the Chevrolet were also taken to the hospital. Their conditions are unknown at this time.

Troopers say the driver and passenger in the Nissan were not injured.

Just two days earlier, a Roebuck man died following a head-on crash on S. Church Street Extension. Two others were also hurt in that wreck.

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