Man fatally injured in motorcyle crash

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By Nancy Parsons

A 63-year-old man lost his life after crashing his motorcycle Friday night, June 13.

Lancaster County Deputy Coroner Karla Knight Deese identified the man as Billy Joe Parks, 63, of 1236 Catawba River Road, Great Falls. 

Deese said Parks died from injuries suffered in the accident.

S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Tony Keller said Parks was driving a 2005 Harley Davidson on Cedar Creek Road (S.C. 97) about 9:35 p.m. Friday when he ran off the left side of the road, went down an embankment and was thrown. 

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