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Passenger killed in crash by Broadway at the Beach

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A man was killed as a result of a car crash on Highway 17 Bypass at 33rd Avenue North in Myrtle Beach Monday night, according to the Horry County Coroner's Office.

The crash happened around 7:50 p.m., and caused traffic to be re-routed near Planet Hollywood by Broadway at the Beach.

The coroner's office said a passenger in a vehicle involved in the crash, 40-year-old Josue Pimentel of Tampa, ,Fla., was taken to the hospital, but passed away at 8:44 p.m.  Pimentel died from trauma he sustained in the crash.

The Myrtle Beach Police Department is investigating the crash. There is no word on how many vehicles were involved, or whether there are any other injuries.

Stick with WMBF News for any developments on this investigation.

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