Truck wanted after hitting bicycle and injuring cyclist in Cherokee County, troopers say

South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers are looking for a truck that troopers say hit a bicycle.They said it happened about 5:15 p.m. on March 23 on Dillon Street in Cherokee County. The bicyclist sustained serious injuries, troopers said. Troopers said they are looking for a 1994 – 2002 Dodge pickup. The color is not known. It may be a regular cab or extended cab, troopers said. Troopers said the vehicle should have damage to the passenger side headlight. A $500 reward is being offered for tips that lead to an arrest. Troopers are asking you to call Crime Stoppers at … read more

Clemson student dies after motorcycle crashes into pickup truck, troopers say

South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers released information Friday about what led to a crash that killed a Clemson University student.Caleb Griffis, 20, of Rabun County, Georgia, died in the emergency room at Oconee Memorial Hospital at 4:19 p.m. Thursday, Coroner Karl Addis said. Officials were called to the scene around 3:15 p.m. on Seneca Creek Road near the Seneca Creek Boat Ramp access, Addis said.Troopers said that’s about 3 miles south of Clemson.Griffis was wearing a helmet and was thrown from his 2021 Kawasaki motorcycle, troopers said.Griffis was traveling west on Seneca Creek Road and a 2011 Chevrolet pickup truck … read more