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.