Coroner identifies victim killed in motorcycle crash in Little River

LITTLE RIVER, SC (WBTW) – The Highway Patrol is investigating after officials discovered a deadly motorcycle crash near Little River the next afternoon.

Horry County Coroner Tony Hendrick says the victim was Octavio Mayen Osnaya, 33, from Little River and Mexico.  Osnaya was pronounced dead at the scene of a motorcycle crash. Hendrick says Osnaya died from multiple blunt force injuries from the crash.

Cpl. Sonny Collins with the SC Highway Patrol says investigators believe the crash happened Monday night, but the crash was not discovered until 11:15 a.m.Tuesday.

The wreck happened on Highway 17 near Spa Drive after a Suzuki motorcycle traveled off road and down an embankment. Cpl. Collins says the only rider was killed as a result of the crash and officials are not sure if the victim was wearing a helmet.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.