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Motorcyclist dies after collision with truck

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A two-vehicle crash early Tuesday morning has claimed the life of a motorcyclist.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, a Chevy truck and a motorcycle collided on Platt Springs Road between McCartha Road and Boiling Springs Road around 6:45 a.m.

Troopers say the driver of the motorcycle was taken to Lexington Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Lexington County Coroner Harry O. Harman identified the victim as 21-year-old Michael Douglas Garrison of Lexington. He was wearing a helmet.

The driver of the car was also taken to an area hospital to be treated for her injuries. Her condition was not immediately available. She was wearing a seatbelt.

The Highway Patrol is investigating.

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