Date of Incident: March 25th, 2023
South Carolina Reporting Authority: South Carolina Highway Patrol
Type of Accident: Pedestrian accident
Location of Accident: Intersection of Socastee Boulevard and Weeks Drive in Socastee, SC
Description of Accident: A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a car on Saturday night around 8:25 pm. in the Socastee area, according to officials. The South Carolina Highway Patrol reported that a 2014 Buick Enclave was traveling north on Socastee Boulevard when it collided with the pedestrian who was crossing the highway. The driver of the Buick was the only person in the car and was not injured. The victim was identified as a 53-year-old local resident, who died at the scene from multiple traumatic injuries, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the incident with the assistance of the Horry County Police Department. No further information has been released at this time.
Local media Coverage: https://www.wmbfnews.com/2023/03/26/critical-injuries-reported-socastee-area-crash-involving-pedestrian/