Overturned 18-wheeler closed down Horry County road for hours

A road in Horry County near the state line was closed for hours after an 18-wheeler overturned Friday morning, according to Horry County Fire Rescue.

Crews responded about 8 a.m. to S.C. 57 near the state line after the truck crashed. No injuries were reported, HCFR said. The truck was on its side, affecting utility lines, according to HCFR.

HCFR officials announced the road was reopened by S.C. Highway Patrol just before 1 p.m.

SCHP is investigating the wreck.

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