A Florida man died at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center Tuesday night shortly after a car crash occurred, according to Darris Fowler, deputy coroner with Horry County.
Josue Pimentel 40, of Tampa, Fla. was a passenger in a car that crashed about 7:50 p.m. at 33rd Avenue North and U.S. 17 Bypass, Fowler said.
Pimentel died from trauma he suffered in the crash about 8:44 p.m., authorities said.
Myrtle Beach police are investigating the crash, which is the second traffic fatality to occur on Tuesday.
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Stacie Lynn Pannell, 45, of Myrtle Beach, died from injuries suffered in a crash that occurred at 3:15 a.m., according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden.
Pannell was killed after a motorcycle Pannell was driving ran off the Frontage Road, south of Farrow Parkway, struck a curb, and then hit a cable box.
Pannell was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and was killed, Cpl. Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said.
One passenger, who was also not wearing a helmet, was with the driver and was taken to a local hospital with injuries.
There was no information available on the passenger’s condition.
The SCHP is investigating the crash.