51-year-old man killed when his bike is rear-ended
Aug 15, 2011 7:08:00 AM - thestate.com
Authorities say a 51-year-old man died after a pick-up truck rear-ended his motorcycle, and a car struck him.
The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports ( http://bit.ly/pFVCt5) that Larry Wayne Weaver died at the scene Friday night on U.S. Highway 221 in Chesnee.
The Highway Patrol says a truck driven by 21-year-old Brian Robinson of Forest City, N.C., rear-ended Weaver's motorcycle as he slowed down to make a right turn about 11 p.m. Weaver was thrown from his Honda motorcycle. He was not wearing a helmet. He was then struck by a car.
Robinson is charged with felony driving under the influence, resulting in death.
Investigators say Robinson and the car's driver were wearing seat belts and not injured.
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