SUMTER COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Eric Mitchell Blue of Florence, South Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Sunday evening motorcycle crash in Sumter County.

Blue, 30, was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash in Sumter on Sunday evening.


According to the Sumter County officials, Blue was operating a motorcycle in the 3300 block of Broad Street, when for unknown reasons, the bike crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Blue was ejected during the wreck.

A crash report noted Blue was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Sumter County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 107,456; in a 2018 census estimate, the population was at 106,512. Its county seat is Sumter. Sumter County comprises the Sumter, South Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.