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Motorcyclist killed in Cross Hill accident

A motorcyclist from Greenwood was struck and killed Tuesday morning while traveling on Highway 72 in Cross Hill.

Justin Perrin Justice, 36, of Greenwood, was died at the scene of the accident near Gables Drive, according to Laurens County Deputy Coroner Vickie Cheek. He was pronounced dead at 8:16 a.m. from multiple blunt-force injuries.

Cheek said Justice was riding his motorcycle along Highway 72 when he was struck from behind by another vehicle.

The S.C. Highway Patrol was investigating the incident, but further information was unavailable.

A Facebook page belonging to Justice includes a photograph of Justice sitting on a customized motorcycle. The social-media page also says Justice was a 1999 graduate of Ninety Six High School and is originally from Fort Worth, Texas. Justice is survived by a young son, Cameron.

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