Coroner’s office IDs man killed after crashing moped into parked dump truck near Loris

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Courtesy: Horry County Fire Rescue

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — One person was killed Thursday afternoon when a person riding a scooter crashed into a parked dump truck near Loris, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Kary Dow, 59, of Loris, was identified Friday as the man who was killed in the crash, according to Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard. Dow died on scene from his injuries.

The crash happened at 4:45 p.m. on West Dogwood Road near Loris, according to troopers. Dow was riding a moped on West Dogwood road when he crashed into the back of a dump truck that was parked, officials said. Troopers said the truck was legally parked on the side of the road.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area while crews worked.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is investigating. Count on News13 for updates.

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