GREER, S.C. (WSPA) — One person is dead after a motorcycle crash Wednesday morning, according to the Greenville County Coroner’s Office.
Troopers with the S.C. Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 8:40 a.m. on Highway 14 at Forrester Drive.
Jeffrey Lee Bishop, 47, of Inman was killed, according to the coroner’s report.
Bishop was not wearing a helmet and died of blunt force trauma, the coroner says.
Troopers say that Donna Arledge, 41, of Greer woman was driving east on Highway 14 when she crossed the center line and struck the motorcycle.
She has been cited with driving left of center, according to troopers.
The impact caused the motorcyclist to run off the road and hit a ditch. Troopers say the motorcycle driver was thrown from the motorcycle and hit a tree.
The motorcycle driver was taken by EMS to Greenville Healthcare System.
Troopers say Arledge was also taken by EMS to the hospital.