Fatal pedestrian crashes in Horry County
A 44-year-old pedestrian died on Friday night after being struck by a van near the Tanger Outlets off U.S. Highway 501 in the Myrtle Beach area.
Jewel Rogers, of Santee, died of injuries suffered in the collision, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Patty Bellamy.
Emergency crews responded to Highway 501 near Waccamaw Pines Drive for the reported wreck around 7:20 p.m., according to Lance Cpl. David Jones with the S.C. Highway Patrol.
Rogers was trying to cross Highway 501 when a Nissan van traveling north struck her, Jones said.
Highway Patrol continues its investigation into the incident.