Pedestrian killed after being hit by van outside of Myrtle Beach

A 36-year-old Myrtle Beach man died after being hit by a van near Fantasy Harbour on Sunday morning.

Daryl Isaac Cook died from injuries sustained when struck by the van, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden. No charges are expected for the van’s driver, said Cpl. Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. as the van driver was using the ramp from U.S. Highway 501 to Waccamaw Boulevard, Collins said. Cook was in the roadway when he was hit.

The van’s driver was not injured.

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Alex Lang is the True Crime reporter for The Sun News covering the legal system and how crime impacts local residents. He says letting residents know if they are safe is a vital role of a newspaper. Alex has covered crime in Detroit, Iowa, New York City, West Virginia and now Horry County.