Motorcyclist dies after crash on Hwy. 9 in Spartanburg Co.

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SPARTANBURG CO., SC (WSPA) – A motorcyclist died and another person was taken to the hospital Monday after a crash along Highway 9 near Spartanburg.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 6:15pm along Highway 9 at Lilac Lane.

Troopers said a Jeep was attempting to make a left turn on to Lilac Lane when it was struck by a motorcycle.

The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet and died at the scene, troopers said.

The Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 29-year-old Thomas Lee Young.

The driver of the Jeep was taken to Spartanburg Medical Center for their injuries.

South Carolina Highway Patrol’s Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team is handling the crash investigation.

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