Friday, August 10, 2012
A motorcyclist was killed and two others were injured as a result of an accident involving four motorcycles Saturday night.
Georgetown County Coroner Kenny Johnson identified the deceased as 43 year old Paul Robinson of Oakland Road.
The accident happened on Choppee Road near Postfoot Circle at about 9:20 p.m., according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.
According to Sgt. Bryan McDougald, the four bikers were driving east on Choppee Road when three of the bikers slowed down. Robinson did not slow down and ran into the back of the other motorcycles, causing all four to be thrown from their bikes.
Two others were taken to the hospital to be treated for undisclosed injuries.
McDougald said the speed limit where the accident occurred is 55 mph. The speed of the motorcyclists at the time of the accident has not been determined but is still being investigated.