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Coroner's office identifies pedestrian hit and killed crossing Hwy 501

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Horry County Rescue crews responded to a fatal accident involving a truck verses a pedestrian on Highway 501 South, near the Forestbrook Road exit Wednesday night. The accident, caused the south bound lane to be closed, around 10:30 p.m.

State Troopers with South Carolina Highway Patrol reported that the driver of a Dodge truck was traveling south on Highway 501, when a pedestrian came into the roadway and was hit and killed. 

The Horry County Coroner's Office identified the pedestrian killed as 45-year-old Anthony Lamonte Thompson of Salters, South Carolina

The driver of the truck was reportedly not hurt. 

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