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Motorcyclist killed in Lexington County crash


A Lexington man died after a crash on his motorcycle Saturday afternoon.

The Lexington County Coroner's Office identified the man as 52-year-old George Schurg.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says Schurg was headed south on U.S. 1 in Lexington County when a northbound car attempted to turn left onto Charter Oak Road just before 2 p.m.  Schurg's motorcycle crashed into the car.

Schurg was taken to the hospital, where he died about an hour later.  Troopers say he was not wearing a helmet.

Troopers say the driver of the car was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.

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