Pedestrian hit near Farrow Pkwy on Hwy 17 Bypass

Myrtle Beach, SC - MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol has opened an investigation into a pedestrian accident that sent one man to the hospital Sunday night.

Lance Cpl. Sonny Collins, spokesman for the South Carolina Highway Patrol, said the incident happened around 9:25 p.m. on US-17 Bypass near Farrow Parkway. Ranferi Flores, 30, was airlifted to New Hanover Regional Medical Center after he was struck by a car.

While the investigation is ongoing, officials said they do not believe the driver of the car will face any charges.

Investigators are asking anyone who knows the Flores' family to contact investigators at (843) 661-4705.

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