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Pedestrian killed while crossing Horry County highway

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A pedestrian died after being struck while crossing a Socastee-area road on Tuesday night.

The wreck happened around 7:15 p.m. on S.C. Highway 707 near Big Block Road, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers.

A 40-year-old woman was driving a 2005 Toyota pickup truck north and struck the pedestrian, who was crossing the road. The driver, as well as a man in the passenger seat, were uninjured in the collision.

The wreck remains under investigation. The Horry County Coroner’s Office hasn’t released the identity of the victim.

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