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7th Biker Killed During Myrtle Beach Bike Week

MAY 22, 2006 -- A seventh biker was killed after a crash in Myrtle Beach. Horry County officials say Jerry Johnson, 60, died Sunday from injuries he suffered in an accident on Friday.

According to the police report, the accident happened when a second motorcycle clipped the rear tire of Johnson's bike.

The police report said Leon Fields of Lumberton was attempting to change lanes when his bike collided with Johnson's. Fields was not injured.

At least six other people were killed in accidents during the 10-day motorcycle rally.

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