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UPDATE: Man killed after being struck by trailer while crossing U.S. 501

A collision on the norhbound side of U.S. 501 has blocked the roadway. (Source: WMBF News) A collision on the norhbound side of U.S. 501 has blocked the roadway. (Source: WMBF News)
Traffic was blocked because of fatal crash on the northbound side of U.S. 501. (Source: WMBF News) Traffic was blocked because of fatal crash on the northbound side of U.S. 501. (Source: WMBF News)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – An 82-year-old man died Wednesday after being struck by a trailer while crossing U.S. 501 near the Myrtle Beach Speedway.

According to Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler, the crash happened at 3:45 p.m. Robert Lee Toney died from multiple trauma caused by being struck by the trailer, which was being towed by a truck.

Fowler added that this is an accidental death.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating. 

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