Troopers respond to fatal overnight accident in Horry County, driver charged with DUI

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The South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a fatal accident out of Horry County.

Officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol stated that this happened just before midnight on S.C. 544 when a car hit and killed a person on a moped.

The Highway Patrol identified the driver of the car as Juan Carlos Garcia-Olivares. 

Garcia-Olivares is currently being held at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center for Felony DUI resulting in death. 

This crash is also under investigation.

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