Updated: Horry County police called for dead body found along S.C. 707

troot@thesunnews.comJune 6, 2014 

A man was found dead Thusday afternoon along S.C. 707 near Blackmoor Golf Club and authorities continued Friday to investigate what happened to the man.

Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard said the man was identified as Pete Duran, 57, of Murrells Inlet.

Horry County officers were notified about Duran about 1 p.m. Thursday and Lt. Robert Kegler said Duran was involved in a fatal hit-and-run, so troopers with the S.C. Highway Patrol are investigating.

On Friday, highway patrol troopers sent a notification that there was no new information to be released in the case.

More information will be posted as it is released by authorities.

Contact TONYA ROOT at 444-1723 or on Twitter @tonyaroot.

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