Motorcycle crash kills 70-year-old

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ANDERSON, S.C. — A 70-year-old man has died after the motorcycle he was driving slid off a road and hit a sign.

Alford Roy Lee died of head trauma Monday. His wife, Betty, told the Anderson Independent-Mail that Mr. Lee leaves behind six children and 12 grandchildren.

Authorities think speed was a factor in the crash. Mr. Lee was driving a motorcycle near Anderson when he slid off a road in a curve.

He was not hearing a helmet. The Highway Patrol is investigating.

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RAWR 10/27/09 - 10:54 am
RIP. I would always wear a

RIP. I would always wear a helmet regardless of the laws. Wearing one most likely saved my life, or at least a whole lot of pain.

APiratesLife4Me 10/27/09 - 12:59 pm
God bless his family..That's

God bless his family..That's a tough way to leave this world after 70 years! Who knows if a helmet would have helped in this crash but it just makes good sense to wear one if only for the "little" accidents. My young kids always say "look, an organ donor" everytime they see a motorcycle rider with no helmet.

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