Early morning accident kills driver on Hwy. 17

MURRELLS INLET, SC (WMBF) - A Murrells Inlet man died early Friday morning when his car collided with a tractor trailer at a traffic light on US-17.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash occurred around 2 a.m. on US-17 Bypass at Tournament Boulevard, near Inlet Square Mall. The car and two 18-wheelers were involved in the crash.

Glenn Bragg, 40, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Horry County Coroner's Office.

The crash shut down traffic in the northbound lanes of US-17 for more than four hours as crews worked to clear the scene. SCHP officials said the road was re-opened to traffic around 6:45 a.m.

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