Lyman man killed in motorcycle crash near BMW

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GREER, S.C. (WSPA) — A motorcyclist was killed and another driver hurt in a crash near the BMW plant. 

The accident happened just before 8 a.m. Monday on Highway 101.

Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger identified the victim as Michael Allen Lawrence, 29, of Lyman. 

Lance Cpl. Joe Hovis with the S.C. Highway Patrol said Lawrence was headed north on Highway 101 on a motorcycle when he hit a Saluda man turning onto the highway from a private drive. 

Lawrence died at the scene of the crash.

The driver of the car was taken to the Spartanburg Regional Medical Center with injuries. 

Hovis said the driver was cited with failing to yield the right of way. 

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