LAURENS Co., S.C. (WSPA) – The S.C. Highway Patrol said a bicyclist was killed in a crash involving a pickup truck Monday in Gray Court.
Troopers say the accident happened around 6:30 a.m. Monday on Highway 101 near Postell Hughes Drive.
Laurens County Coroner Nick Nichols said one person was airlifted to a hospital following the wreck.
Lance Cpl. David Jones said the person riding the bicycle was hit from behind by a Laurens man driving a pickup truck.
Both were headed north on Highway 101 towards I-385 at the time of the accident. Troopers say the driver of the pickup truck was not hurt.
Zahri Abozahri, 22, of Dad’s Place in Gray Court was the bicyclist and died from blunt force trauma.
Both directions of Highway 101 were closed following the deadly wreck.
Troopers say the wreck remains under investigation.
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