HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A pedestrian hit and killed Friday night in Horry County has been identified.
The Horry County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 40-year-old John Paul Therrien, who was originally from Michigan.
According to Cpl. Judd Jones with the SCHP, the accident occurred on Dick Pond Road and Highway 707 at around 7:45 p.m. A 2008 Dodge was traveling westbound on Dick Pond Road when the car struck the pedestrian who was crossing the roadway, Jones said.
The driver of the vehicle and a passenger were not injured. The victim was transported to Grand Strand Medical Center and later died, according to Jones.