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UPDATE: Coroner identifies man killed in two-vehicle crash early Monday

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

LITTLE RIVER , SC (WMBF) - One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash early Monday morning in the Little River area of Horry County.

The crash happened on SC 90 near St. Joseph's Road around 12:40 a.m., according to South Carolina Highway Patrol. 

Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard identified the victim as Christopher Dale Vereen, 53, of Little River. He died at the hospital around 2 a.m.

A pick-up truck was attempting to turn left onto Hwy. 90 from a private driveway when it collided with a vehicle traveling west on the highway, said Lance Corporal Matt Southern.

The driver of the second vehicle was trapped after the collision and died from their injuries, according to Southern.

Three people inside the pick-up truck at the time of the crash were all were wearing seat belts, they received minor injuries.

The incident is currently under investigation by South Carolina Highway Patrol, as well as the agency's Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team (MAIT).

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