A motorcyclist died after a three-car collision in Pawleys Island on Saturday night, according to Georgetown County Coroner Kenny Johnson.
The wreck happened about 8 p.m. at the intersection of Petigru Drive and U.S. 17 Ocean Highway, according Lance Cpl. Matt Southern with S.C. Highway Patrol.
A 2006 Hyundai was traveling north on U.S. 17 and failed to yield the right of way while attempting to turn on Petigru Drive, Southern said. The motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, and the Hyundai collided, causing the motorcyclist to be ejected from the motorcycle, he said.
The motorcycle continued forward without a driver, which hit a 2017 Subaru. The driver of the Hyundai, who was wearing a seat belt, was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries. The driver of the Subaru and passengers were not injured and were all wearing seat belts.
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Johnson said the identity of the victim will be released at a later time.