NMB Police arrest man in fatal hit and run

North Myrtle Beach, SC - NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Police have arrested one man Thursday in connection with a hit and run Aug. 17.

Derek Anthony Stanley II, 18, of Shallotte NC, has been arrested and charged with hit and run with death involved, according to Nicole Aiello, spokeswoman for the City of North Myrtle Beach.

The accident, which killed Carissa Irvin, 21, of New Hampshire, happened during between 1 and 1:30 a.m. of Aug. 17 near Ocean Creek Drive and US-17. Irvin was pronounced dead at the scene from internal injuries.

Irvin had been working at Barefoot Landing for the summer, according to police.

Police had been searching for the driver of the vehicle that killed Irvin. Stanley has been booked into the North Myrtle Beach jail and is awaiting a bond hearing.

The charge carries a penalty of 1 – 25 years in prison and a fine of up to $25,000.

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