Traffic fatality

Laurens County Coroner’s Office officials identified the motorcyclist who died Tuesday as a man from Woodruff.

Michael Hunt, 23, died Tuesday at Greenville Memorial Hospital nearly a week after crashing into the side of a sedan.

The crash happened at 2:10 p.m. Oct. 22 along S.C. Highway 418 at its intersection with Cooper’s Bridge Road.

An eastbound 2010 four-door Ford sedan attempted to turn left onto Cooper’s Bridge Road and moved into the path of a westbound 2011 Harley-Davidson motorcycle driven by Hunt, Master Trooper Gary Miller said.

The motorcyclist, who was not wearing a helmet, was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital where they died Tuesday. The person’s name had not been released.

The driver of the Ford, 40-year-old Chavis Isaiah Barksdale of Fountain Inn, was wearing a seat belt and was also injured.

Barksdale was charged with failure to yield at an intersection.