Fatal pedestrian crashes in Horry County
One person died after being hit by a motor vehicle on S.C. Highway 544 on Tuesday night.
Emergency crews went to the crash around 9 p.m., according to Horry County Fire Rescue.
South Carolina Highway Patrol Cpl. Matt Southern said a Mercedes hit the pedestrian as the person tried to cross Highway 544. The victim went to the hospital where they later died.
Troopers continue to investigate the crash. The Horry County Coroner’s Office has not released the name of the victim.
Emergency crews closed lanes of Highway 544 for a couple of hours while they tended to the scene.