Motorcyclist killed in Lancaster County crash

State troopers are investigating after a person was killed in a crash in Lancaster County Monday morning.

LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. – A motorcyclist was killed in a crash near a busy intersection in Lancaster County Monday morning, officials said. 

According to SC Highway Patrol, the driver of a motorcycle was attempting to turn right onto Marvin Road at Zimmer Road when he was somehow knocked off the bike. Shortly after, troopers said two vehicles ran over the motorcyclist, killing him. The cyclist has been identified as 49-year-old Breck Higgins. 

State troopers have not determined if any charges will be filed in connection with the crash. People who live in the area say the intersection is dangerous and one too many crashes have happened there. 

"There' stop signs right there, but you've got 45 (mph) going both ways and people trying to get out quick," said one person. "Put a stop light up and it should take care of it."


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