HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A Conway man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on the Pee Dee Highway in Horry County early Thursday morning, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden says Ronald Vincent Messer, age 41, died of injuries sustained in the collision.
A four-door Toyota was traveling east on the Pee Dee Highway at about 3:30 a.m. when the vehicle ran off the side of the road and hit some trees, said Cpl. Sonny Collins with the SCHP. The driver was the only occupant, and it is not known whether they were wearing a seatbelt.
The vehicle caught fire after the crash, Collins said.