One person dead after Saturday night crash on U.S. 701

The Horry County Coroner’s Office was on the scene of a deadly crash early Saturday evening on U.S. 701 at Waccamaw Drive.

Michelle McSpadden, deputy coroner for Horry County, said she was not able to release any information about the crash when contacted shortly before 9 p.m.

The Sun News’ media partner, WPDE-TV, reported the crash happened around 6:30 p.m. and credited the South Carolina Highway Patrol.