Fatal Collision in Laurens County

SCHP Patrol Vehicle - File Photo
Photo credit Lee Rogers
By 106.3 WORD

A fatal collision in Laurens County involving a cyclist on Thursday.

Trooper Joe Hovis reports the crash happened around 7:25 pm.

A 16 year old in a 2015 Nissan was driving south on SC 101 and struck a cyclist, also traveling south, from the rear. 

The driver was uninjured.  The cyclist, who was wearing a helmet, succumbed to injuries at the scene.

The teenage driver was charged with driving too fast for conditions.