Motorcyclist killed in a collision on Boiling Springs Road is identified


LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – The Lexington County Coroner’s Office has identified a motorcyclist who was killed in a collision on Wednesday.

Coroner Margaret Fisher says Marvin L. Drawdy, 59, died on Boiling Springs Road near Longview Street from his injuries.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, at around 4:50 p.m., the driver of a 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van slowed down to turn on a private drive, when Drawdy, who was riding a 1992 Yamaha motorcycle, hit the van from behind.

Authorities say the motorcycle caught fire after the impact.

Troopers say Drawdy wasn’t wearing a helmet and the driver of the van wore a seatbelt and wasn’t injured.

This incident remains under investigation.

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