Troopers: Person thrown from car during crash on Highway 501, George Bishop Parkway dies

Troopers: Person thrown from car during crash on Highway 501, George Bishop Parkway dies
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HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A person who was thrown from a vehicle Monday afternoon in the area of U.S. 501 and George Bishop Parkway in Horry County has died, investigators say.

South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Sonny Collins said around 1:50 p.m. Monday, a Chevrolet Corvette was traveling south on Highway 501 and exited onto George Bishop Parkway.

The driver of the Corvette was driving too fast for conditions, and when they got to the end of the ramp, the driver proceeded through the end of the ramp, drove over a curb and hit a Toyota minivan, Collins said.

The driver of the Corvette was not wearing a seatbelt. Collins said the driver died as a result of the crash. The driver’s name has not been released.

The driver of the Toyota minivan was taken to the hospital. Their condition has not been released.

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