Bicyclist killed in crash on New Cut Rd. in Spartanburg Co.

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SPARTANBURG CO., SC (WSPA) – A bicyclist has died after a crash on New Cut Road Monday night in Spartanburg County.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened just east of Inman around 8:00pm.

Troopers said a BMW was headed westbound on New Cut Road when it struck a bicycle headed eastbound in the westbound lanes.

The bicycle rider was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and was taken to the hospital where they later died, highway patrol said.

The coroner identified that person as Ihor Victor Kosenko, 31, of Spartanburg. Kosenko recently moved to Spartanburg for work opportunities and was residing at the Red Roof Inn of Spartanburg. 

The driver of the car was not hurt.

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