Pedestrian killed along U.S. 501

One person has died after being hit by a vehicle along U.S. 501 and Waccamaw Pine Drive, according to Mark Nugent, public information officer with Horry County Fire Rescue.

The wreck is near Tanger Outlets.

At least one lane of U.S. 501 is currently shut down. Drivers should avoid the area.

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Megan Tomasic: 843-626-0343, @MeganTomasic