Pedestrian struck and killed by tractor trailer in Horry County

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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that left one pedestrian dead in Horry County.

According to Troopers, the collision occurred at 2:40 a.m. on US-501 nearly 3 miles north of Conway.

A tractor trailer was traveling north on US-501 when the trailer struck a pedestrian walking on the roadway, said officials.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead on the scene.

SCHP remains investigating the incident.

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