Conway man sentenced on reckless homicide charge - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Conway man sentenced on reckless homicide charge

Michael Perritt (Source: Horry County Sheriff's Office) Michael Perritt (Source: Horry County Sheriff's Office)

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – A Conway man began serving a three-year prison sentence Monday after pleading guilty to reckless homicide in reference to a fatal July 2015 traffic accident.

According to information from the Horry County Public Index, Michael Wayne Perritt, 43, pleaded guilty on March 23 to the charge of reckless homicide where death results within one year and is caused by injury from a vehicle.

Judge Larry Hyman sentenced him to three years in prison, and he was booked into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center on Monday to begin service his time, the public index stated.

Perritt pleaded guilty in reference to a July 1, 2015 two-vehicle crash that occurred at 2971 W. U.S. 501 in Conway.

Margaret Robbins, 63, died at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center on July 17 from complications resulting from the accident.

An incident report from the Conway Police Department states that Perritt was driving 60 mph in a 45 mph zone, lost control of his vehicle, traveled across a grassy median in the opposite lane and struck the victim’s vehicle head-on.

Related story:

Conway woman dies two weeks after Highway 501 crash

Copyright 2016 WMBF News. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLocalMore>>

  • Breaking

    Traffic loop will not be in effect Sunday night, police say

    Traffic loop will not be in effect Sunday night, police say

    Sunday, May 27 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-05-28 02:14:57 GMT
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News

    Because of light traffic in Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach Police have decided not to implement the 23-mile traffic loop Sunday night.

    More >>

    Because of light traffic in Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach Police have decided not to implement the 23-mile traffic loop Sunday night.

    More >>
  • Breaking

    Victim identified in fatal shooting

    Victim identified in fatal shooting

    Sunday, May 27 2018 8:35 PM EDT2018-05-28 00:35:05 GMT
    Bryan Seidle. (Source: Florence County Detention Center)Bryan Seidle. (Source: Florence County Detention Center)

    A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder following a verbal fight and fatal shooting in Florence County Saturday night. Bryan Austin Seidle has been charged with murder for the fatal shooting, which happened on East Circle Lane in Florence County at about 10 p.m. Saturday, according to Major Mike Nunn with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

    More >>

    A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder following a verbal fight and fatal shooting in Florence County Saturday night. Bryan Austin Seidle has been charged with murder for the fatal shooting, which happened on East Circle Lane in Florence County at about 10 p.m. Saturday, according to Major Mike Nunn with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

    More >>
  • FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY - Heavy rain arrives overnight, brings threat of flash flooding tomorrow

    FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY - Heavy rain arrives overnight, brings threat of flash flooding tomorrow

    Sunday, May 27 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-05-27 21:32:00 GMT
    Flash Flood Watch in effect MondayFlash Flood Watch in effect Monday

    Heavy rain begins early Monday morning, causing impacts on outdoor plans and holiday travel for Memorial Day. The First Alert Weather Team continues to analyze the threat of flash flooding and up to 2" to 5" of rain, and has declared Monday as a FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY. 

    More >>

    Heavy rain begins early Monday morning, causing impacts on outdoor plans and holiday travel for Memorial Day. The First Alert Weather Team continues to analyze the threat of flash flooding and up to 2" to 5" of rain, and has declared Monday as a FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly