A Blacksburg couple is dead after a motorycle accident on Friday in Myrtle Beach.

According to Sgt. Jim Allen with the Myrtle Beach Police Department, Thomas Weeks III, 43 and his wife, Stephanie Weeks, 36 were on a 2006 Boss Hoss 3-wheeled trike bike headed northbound on US 17 Bypass.

That's when Mr. Weeks went over the curb and into the grass median and side swiped an SUV.

Thomas Weeks died at the scene, Stephanie was transported to a Myrtle Beach hospital where she died yesterday afternoon. The driver of the SUV suffered minor injuries.

Myrtle Beach Police have determined speed and alcohol were not factors in the crash. They believe, Mr. Weeks had a prior medical condition and was the cause of the accident.

In the state of South Carolina, there is a no helmet law for people over the age of 21.

The couple leaves behind a 4 year old daughter.


We're working to get more details on a motorcycle accident in Myrtle Beach over the weekend.

According to our sister station, WBTW, the couple, Thomas "Trey" Weeks III and Stephanie Weeks were from Blacksburg.

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