Virginia husband and wife die as result of motorcycle crash

10/05/2013 5:14 PM

10/05/2013 5:15 PM

The 36-year-old wife of the motorcycle driver who was killed Friday in a traffic crash died Saturday morning.

Stephanie Weeks, of Blacksburg, Va., was pronounced dead at 10:40 a.m. Saturday, according to Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard.

Weeks’ husband, Thomas Weeks III, 43, died Friday as a result of the crash that involved a motorcycle the Weeks were on and an SUV on U.S. 17 Bypass near Seaboard Commons shopping center. The crash sent two other people to the hospital, according to Myrtle Beach Police, but their conditions were unknown Saturday.

The wreck occurred about 2 p.m. and cause the highway to be shut down for hours in both directions between the shopping center which houses a Target, Lowes and Planet Fitness and 21st Avenue North.

The motorcycle was headed north on the Bypass when the driver apparently lost control and ended up in the southbound lane where a collision with the SUV occurred, according to Myrtle Beach Police Capt. David Knipes.

Editor's Choice Videos

Join the Discussion

Myrtle Beach Sun News is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service