ID of bicyclist who died after hit-and-run in Spartanburg Co.

Morris Edward Davis
Morris Edward Davis

SPARTANBURG CO., S.C. (WSPA) – A bicyclist has died after a hit-and-run on Highway 221.

Troopers with the S.C. Highway Patrol say the collision happened around 4:42 p.m. Thursday, June 29th.

The coroner identified the bicyclist killed in the crash as 57-year-old Dale A. Willenberg.

Troopers say Willenberg was riding a bike on Highway 221 when he was rear ended by a driver who was also traveling north. Troopers say the driver left the scene.

Willenberg was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. He was taken to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center where he later died from his injuries, troopers say.

Morris Edward Davis, 54, of Spartanburg turned himself in as the driver who hit the bicyclist.

Davis is charged with leaving the scene resulting in death, driving too fast for conditions, and driving under suspension.

Davis is in the Spartanburg County Detention Center under no bond.

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