A pedestrian walking on George Bishop Parkway near Big D’s Barbeque in the Fantasy Harbor area was killed after being struck by a vehicle Thursday night, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.
A 46-year-old man died from trauma received when he was hit by a car, said Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler.
The man’s name was being withheld Friday morning as officials work to find the man’s next of kin, Fowler said.
A 19-year-old Conway man was traveling East on George Bishop Parkway at 7:30 p.m. Thursday when the pedestrian tried to cross the roadway and was struck, said Lance Cpl. Sonny Collins with the S.C. Highway Patrol.
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No charges are expected to be filed against the man, who was driving a 2005 GMC sport utility vehicle, because the pedestrian was illegally in the road, Collins said. The driver of the vehicle was not hurt in the crash.