CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – A 19-year-old woman died Wednesday morning, hours after she was involved in a traffic accident on Highway 22 at mile marker 10 near Conway Tuesday afternoon.
Shemeria Smith, who had recently moved to the Myrtle Beach area from Alabama, died Wednesday morning at 7:45 at Grand Strand Medical Center, according to Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday to determine the cause of death.
The crash occurred at about 2:30 p.m. on Highway 22, and blocked the westbound side of the road, authorities said.
Horry County police are investigating, Willard added.