Accident near Loris kills 1, injures 4

Loris, SC - HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – An accident near Loris Sunday evening left one person dead and put four others in the hospital.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident occurred along a stretch of Highway 701 near Apple Valley Road outside of Loris around 6:30 p.m.

Horry County Coroner Robert Edge said one person was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was identified as Justin A. Collins, 20, of Fayetteville, NC.

Four other people, all from Fayetteville, were injured. One of the victims was transported by medical helicopter to New Hanover Hospital. The other three victims were taken by ambulance to Loris. Their conditions are unknown at this time.

Several people were taken to a local hospital. There is no word on their conditions at this time.

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