Troopers with the S.C. Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal crash that occurred near the North Myrtle Beach Middle School late Sunday, according to authorities.
Officials were called just before 7:30 a.m. Monday to the 1100 block of S.C. 90, which is near the school for the fatal crash, which they believe occurred about 8 p.m. Sunday, according to the highway patrol.
Cpl. Sonny Collins with the S.C. Highway Patrol said a vehicle struck a mo-ped and the mo-ped driver was killed. The vehicle fled the scene and troopers are trying to determine more information about that vehicle.
Collins asked that anyone with information about the vehicle that was involved in the crash to call the highway patrol using *HP.
Details about the person killed in the crash were not immediately available.
More information will be posted as it is released by authorities.