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Simpsonville Cyclist Dies in Crash

Accident happened Thursday on Fairview Road.

A car hit and killed a Simpsonville cyclist early Thursday morning, according to state troopers and the county coroner's office.

The accident happened at around 2:19 a.m. on Fairview Road.

The coroner's office identified the deceased cyclist as 21-year-old Matthew Borkowski of Simpsonville, who was reportedly riding his bicycle enroute to a friend's house. Borkowski died at Greenville Memorial Hospital at 10:22 a.m.

According to deputy coroner Kent Dill, Borkowski, who used his bike as his primary means of transportation, was not wearing a helmet or any reflective clothing, WYFF reported.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is still investigating the accident and no charges have been filed.

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