Horry County Fire Rescue responded to a fatal crash along U.S. 501 near the Myrtle Beach Speedway around 3:45 Wednesday afternoon, according to Mark Nugent, public information officer with the department.
Robert Lee Toney, 82, from Myrtle Beach was killed while crossing the highway after being hit by a trailer being towed by a truck, Darris Fowler, Horry County deputy coroner, said.
Toney died on scene from multiple traumas.
Fowler said that the death was accidental.
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South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.