Driver charged with DUI in deadly Horry County accident

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WBTW) A motorcyclist has passed away after a Sunday morning accident on Highway 544.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the rider, 32 year old Jonathon Kyle Martin of Conway, was traveling eastbound on Highway 544 when he was struck by 1995 Acura going westbound and attempting to make a left turn on to Highway 17.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden says Martin died due to the injuries sustained in the accident.  

According to the SCHP he was were not wearing a helmet.

The driver of the Acura, Osvaldo Delez-Colon, is charged with Felony DUI. He was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

 

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