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2 NC Bikers Killed At Bike Week In SC

5:33 PM, May 27, 2013   |    comments
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Myrtle Beach, SC -- Seven people have died since Friday during the Atlantic Beach Bike Festival, according to a report from CBS affiliate WBTW.

The most recent accident was early Sunday morning, shortly after 2:20. Witnesses told police an SUV turned in front of a 2005 Kawasaki motorcycle; the bike smacked into the passenger side of the SUV. 

Both the driver and passenger on the motorcycle, who were not wearing helmets, were killed. Captain David Knipes with the Myrtle Beach Police Department told WFMY News 2 both people were from North Carolina.

Tuesday, the Horry County Deputy Coroner, Darris Fowler, identified the two killed as: 48 year-old Victoria Locklear of Fayetteville, NC and 47 year-old Nathaniel Carlisle of Kingston, NC.

Fowler told WFMY News 2 that both died on the scene from blunt force trauma.

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