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.