1 killed in Pee Dee motorcycle wreck

Posted on Jun 01, 2010
A man was left dead following a motorcycle crash in Florence County Sunday night.

The single motorcycle accident occurred around 6:45 Sunday night along First Neck Road. The victim has been identified as Joe R. Venters, 56, of Gresham, SC. Venters lost control of his motorcycle and ran off the side of the road.

Venters was the only occupant of the motorcycle and the only individual to be involved in the wreck. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

South Carolina Highway Patrol is still investigating the cause of the accident.