Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the motorcyclist who died as a result of a collision that occurred at the intersection of Platt Springs Road and McLee Road in Red Bank at approximately 5:55 PM on October 23, 2020.
According to Coroner Fisher, Mr. Galen Manapat, 73, of Lexington was pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries. Mr. Manapat was traveling east on Platt Springs Road when he collided with a vehicle making a left turn toward McLee Road. Mr. Manapat was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision. The driver of the vehicle was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.
The collision remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.