South Carolina Reporting Authority: South Carolina Highway Patrol and Florence County Coroner’s Office
Type of Accident: Pedestrian v Vehicle Accidents
Location of Accident: Florence County
Injuries: Fatal injuries
Description of Accident: The South Carolina Highway Patrol and Florence County Coroner are investigating two separate accidents that took the lives of two pedestrians in Florence County. In the span of hours, one accident was reported on Hoffmeyer Road near Lakewood Drive and another at U.S. 76 near Junkyard Road. The first wreck, which occurred around 8:40pm on Wednesday, February 2 was caused by an unknown driver who fatally struck a pedestrian before feeling the scene. According to police reports, the second wreck occurred when a PT Cruiser was traveling West on Hoffmeyer Road, when a Myrtle Beach man was fatally hit and killed.
Local media Coverage: https://www.wmbfnews.com/2022/02/03/colorado-man-dies-hit-and-run-crash-florence-county-coroner-says/ https://www.wmbfnews.com/2022/02/03/florence-county-coroner-identifies-pedestrian-fatally-struck-hoffmeyer-rd-tuesday/