Motorcyclist dies after running into rear of vehicle

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A Chapin man was killed Saturday after investigators say he ran his motorcycle into the rear of another vehicle.

According to the Richland County Coroner's Office, 53-year-old William Mack Garner was killed on Hopewell Church Road near Broad River Road.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says Garner's motorcycle ran into the back of a pick-up truck that was slowing down to make a right turn off Highway 176. The driver of the truck was not injured and he was not ticketed for the accident.

Garner was transported to Palmetto Health Richland where he was pronounced dead due to massive head injuries.

The coroner's office says Garner was not wearing a helmet.

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