Two vehicle crash in Horry County kills 62-year-old, injures another

By Jennifer Donovan


The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash in Horry County.

The crash happened about 9:05 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Brunson Spring and Jordanville Roads. That is west of Highway 501 between Aynor and Conway.

Rasiklal Patel, 62, died at the scene from his injuries, according to Michelle McSpadden the Horry County Deputy Coroner. McSpadden also tells us Patel was visiting from India.

Patel was a passenger in a 2002 Infinity that was attempting to make a left turn when the collision occurred with a 2015 GMC Pickup pulling a boat, according to Sgt. Bob Beres with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The driver of the Infinity was taken to Grand Strand Hospital. Both were wearing seatbelts.

Three people were in the the truck, only one was wearing a seatbelt. None of those passengers were taken to the hospital.

The crash is still under investigation.