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Motorcyclist Died in a Crash with a Van

On Tuesday evening, April 5, a motorcyclist died in a crash with a van in Greenville County.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 6.30 p.m. at the intersection of North Washington and White Horse Road in Greenville County.

Charles Benjamin Waldner, aged 41 of Piedmont, was operating a 1987 Suzuki motorcycle and he was transporting a rear seat passenger. They were traveling north on U.S. 25 when the motorcycle was hit by a van which was trying to turn left onto North Washington.

Waldner was wearing a helmet when he crashed but he was pronounced dead at the scene and the female passenger, who was ejected, was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital in a critical condition. The driver of the van was uninjured.

Troopers said the driver of the van was charged with failure to yield right of way.

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