Motorcyle wreck claims teen’s life

SIX MILE — A Six Mile teen was killed Monday after his motorcycle hit an oncoming truck, authorities said.

According to Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley, James William Keith Horn, 18, was traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on S.C. 133 near Lakeside Drive in Six Mile when he lost control and crossed the center line, striking a pick-up truck in the northbound lane, around 4 p.m. on Monday.

Horn later died at Cannon Memorial Hospital, Kelly said.

Kelly also said Horn was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

The wreck is still being investigated by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.