A man died after suffering a “sudden medical event,” causing him to strike a tree Sunday, according to the Horry County Coroner’s Office.
Waylon Johnson, 81, died of his injuries, said Michelle McSpadden, Horry County deputy coroner. Johnson suffered a “sudden medical event,” which caused him to lose control of his vehicle and strike a tree on Nichols Highway near Highway 308, she said.
Johnson lived near the area where the wreck happened, McSpadden said.
S.C. Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.
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