Woman killed after being hit by car on Highway 9

Woman killed after being hit by car on Highway 9

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A pedestrian has died after being struck by a car Thursday night on eastbound Highway 9 near the intersection of Bay Drive, according to Horry County Coroner Christopher Dontell.

Dontell identified the victim as Lauren Michelle Rochefort, 30, of Green Sea.

The accident happened around 8:10 p.m. when a woman driving a Hyundai Santa Fe struck the pedestrian, according to information from the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The accident remains under investigation by the SCHP.

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