- The Washington Times - Monday, May 27, 2013

At least six motorcyclists have been killed in the past four days along the Grand Strand as thousands of bikers descend on Atlantic Beach, N.C., for Bikefest.

The latest deaths happened early Sunday in Myrtle Beach when Nathaniel Carlisle, 47, and Victoria Locklear, 48, were killed after their bike ran into the side of an SUV that turned in front of them, ABC News 4 reports.

An 81-year-old man driving a motorcycle died on Saturday when his bike ran into the back of a van on state Highway 22.

On Friday, Steven Williams, 40, and Taquisha Wilson, 33, both were pronounced dead at the scene of a crash near 30th Avenue North and Kings Highway, The Sun News reports.

Myrtle Beach police are also investigating a hit and run crash that killed 46-year-old Andre Price on Wednesday night.

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