Sumter man, 74, dies in motorcycle wreck


A 74-year-old motorcyclist died in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 15 North near Lewis Road on May 16.
Allen Moffitt, of Sumter, died Prisma Health Richland Hospital, said Sumter County Coroner Robbie Baker. He was not wearing a helmet.
The incident occurred at about 10:50 a.m., when both a motorcycle and Infiniti vehicle were traveling north. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol Sgt. Sonny Collins, Moffitt made an unlawful lane change and struck the Infiniti vehicle.
The driver of the Infiniti was not injured.
Next of kin has been notified, and an autopsy will be performed at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Sumter County Coroner’s Office is investigating.