Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash in Abbeville Co.

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ABBEVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) – South Carolina Highway Patrol said a motorcycle driver is dead after a crash in Abbeville County Thursday evening.

Troopers said the crash happened on Highway 20 near Highway 28 just north of Abbeville around 6:00pm.

According to Highway Patrol, a pickup truck was headed west on Highway 20 when it crossed into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle was wearing a helmet but died at the scene of the crash.

The Abbeville County Coroner identified the victim as 67-year-old John Hall of Abbeville.

The driver of the pickup truck was hurt but was not taken to the hospital, Highway Patrol said.

Troopers said the pickup truck driver left the scene of the crash but later returned.

South Carolina Highway Patrol said their Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team is continuing to investigate the wreck.

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