HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal hit and run involving a pedestrian early Monday morning.
Lance Cpl. Sonny Collins, spokesman for the South Carolina Highway Patrol, said the accident occurred south of Loris along Cedar Branch Road just after 3 a.m.
Additional information, such as a description of the vehicle authorities are searching for, is unavailable at this time.
Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler has identified the victim as 33-year-old Kelley Blue of Loris. Fowler said he died from blunt trauma to multiple areas of his body as a result of the collision.
According to Collins, the SCHP's MAIT team is currently investigating.
WMBF News will provide further details as soon as they become available.