Pedestrian killed after collision with tractor trailer in Greenville Co.

TRAVELERS REST, SC (WSPA-TV) — A pedestrian was killed Saturday morning in Greenville County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Troopers say the cyclist ran into a tractor trailer on US 25 about 12 miles north of Travelers Rest.

According to the Greenville County Coroner’s Office, the victim has been identified as Michael A Roberts, 55 from Greer.

The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. as both the truck and bike were heading south.

Troopers say the cyclist collided with the wheel of the truck.  The victim was wearing a helmet when he was thrown off the bike.

That person later died at Mission Hospital.

The driver of the truck was not charged.



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