Motorcyclist dies after collision in Pickens Co., troopers say

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PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A motorcyclist has died after hitting several trees off of a roadway in Pickens County, the South Carolina Highway Patrol said on Saturday.

According to Trooper Joe Hovis, the incident occurred on Garvin Road in Norris around 7:05 p.m.

The Pickens County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as being 45-year-old Roger Anthony McNeely, of Central, S.C.

A release from the SCHP states that McNeely was driving a 1987 Harley Davidson motorcycle and traveling west on Garvin Road when he went off of the right side of the roadway, striking several trees.

McNeely was not wearing a helmet, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

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