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Pedestrian killed in two-vehicle crash in North Myrtle Beach area, officials say

One person is dead and two others are injured after a collision in the North Myrtle Beach area involving two pedestrians and two vehicles Sunday night, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

A driver is charged with felony DUI after the crash.

Officials said one pedestrian was struck on U.S. 17 near Bass Pro Shops, first by a Nissan traveling south then by a southbound Toyota, which also hit a second pedestrian before striking the rear of the Nissan, SCHP reports.

The driver of the Nissan, Alainia Marie Young, 34, is charged with felony DUI with death results.

The pedestrian who was struck twice died, and the second pedestrian was transported to Grand Strand Regional Hospital with serious, but not life-threatening injuries, according to SCHP.

The 34-year-old driver of the Nissan also was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. The male passenger in the vehicle was not injured.

SCHP reports two people, a male driver and woman passenger, were in the Toyota and faced no injuries.

The incident is under investigation by SCHP. The victim’s name has not been released.

The Sun News Reporter Hannah Strong is passionate about making the world better through what she reports and writes. Strong, who is a Pawleys Island native, is quick to jump on breaking news, profiles stories about people in the community and obituaries. Strong has won four S.C. Press Association first-place awards, including one for enterprise reporting after riding along with police during a homicide. She earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Winthrop University.

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