Date of Incident: Tuesday, September 19, 2023
South Carolina Reporting Authority: Horry County Police Department
Type of Accident: Pedestrian struck by a car
Location of Accident: Bojangles on Highway 57 in Little River, S.C.
Injuries: One fatality
Description of Accident: A North Myrtle Beach driver, aged 21, is facing a murder charge for allegedly intentionally striking and killing a 20-year-old pedestrian in a Little River parking lot. The incident occurred on September 19 at approximately 7:15 a.m. in the parking lot of the Bojangles on Highway 57. According to an arrest warrant, the accused used his 2022 Toyota RAV4 to strike the victim three times. The two individuals were reportedly not acquainted before this fatal encounter. Surveillance footage and multiple witnesses in the parking lot have provided crucial evidence in the case. The defendant was arrested on September 19.