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Coroner identifies man killed in hit-and-run accident in Horry County

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol reported a fatal accident that took place on South Hwy 57 near Gore Road Friday morning.

The victim of the accident was identified as 47-year-old Horatio Johnson Junior, of Myrtle Beach, according to Horry County Coroner Robert Edge.

Highway Patrol reported at 4:16 a.m., that a pedestrian was in the roadway. They later reported the accident was a fatal hit-and-run.

Highway 57 near Gore Road will be closed this morning until further notice, according to SCHP.

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