Victim identified in fatal North Myrtle Beach crash Wednesday

Victim identified in fatal North Myrtle Beach crash Wednesday

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – One person is dead after a single-vehicle accident in North Myrtle Beach Wednesday afternoon involving a Lexus that struck a utility pole.

The accident occurred on 45th Avenue South and South Highway 17 , and was reported by the North Myrtle Beach department of Public Safety at about 2:24 p.m.

The City of North Myrtle Beach officials said officers found a black Lexus struck a utility pole and the man was unresponsive at the scene and did not appear to be breathing; CPR was performed.

According to Coroner Robert Edge, 55-year-old Steven Eugene Miller from Tega Cay near Fort Mill, South Carolina was pronounced dead at Grand Strand Hospital.

A medical condition may have led to the accident, according to Patrick Dowling with North Myrtle Beach DPS. An autopsy will be performed.

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