SCHP reports fatality on Horseshoe Road in Little River

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A man from Little River was killed after the vehicle he was driving ran off the roadway into a ditch, according to officials.

Mario Hernandez-Cruz, 29, was killed in the accident, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Tony Hendrick.

The crash happened at about 4:45 a.m. Monday on Horseshoe Road.

Hernandez-Cruz was traveling south in his Ford pickup truck just before he ran off the left side of the roadway info a ditch. Hernandez-Cruz was then ejected from the vehicle.

Hendrick said Hernandez-Cruz died from blunt force trauma caused after being ejected from the vehicle.

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