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Man dies in motorcycle crash near Loris

A 30-year-old man has died after a motorcycle crash that occurred this afternoon on S.C.554 near Loris, according to state highway patrol officials.

Jesse Dale Slaughter, of Loris, died from internal injuries, Horry County Coroner Robert Edge said.

The single-vehicle crash happened around 4 p.m. when a 1999 Suzuki, traveling east on S.C.554, went off the right side of the road and struck a driveway culvert, said Cpl. Paul Brouthers with the S.C. Highway Patrol. Slaughter, who was wearing a helmet, was ejected from the motorcycle, Brouthers said.

Slaughter died at the scene, Brouthers said.