CCU student killed by car identified

CCU student killed by car identified

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - All lanes of Highway 501 are now opened after a pedestrian was struck and killed in the early morning hours of Saturday.

Deputy County Coroner Michelle McSpadden has confirmed that around 5 a.m. 18-year-old Cameron Baer was struck and killed by a car as he was walking across the intersection of Highway 501 and University Boulevard.

Baer moved here from Dallastown, Pennsylvania and was a student at Coastal Carolina University.

Conway police were on scene and had all northbound lanes on Highway 501 closed for a couple of hours. Traffic was being redirected to University Boulevard through University Commons.

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