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Clinton motorcyclist dies after hitting deer

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LAURENS, SC (FOX Carolina) -

A Clinton man died at the hospital after his motorcycle collided with a deer on Sunday night, according to troopers.

The Highway Patrol said the man was headed south on Sunset Boulevard about 11:15 p.m. when he hit a deer crossing the road.

Troopers said the motorcyclist became trapped underneath his motorcycle and was airlifted to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

The man died about 12 hours later at the hospital, according to troopers. They said he was not wearing a helmet.

Coroner Nick Nichols identified the man as Stephen Taylor, 51.

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