One dead after two-vehicle crash on U.S. 501 Friday

Two-vehicle crash on U.S. 501 sends one to hospital with life-threatening injuries

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – The Horry County Coroner’s Office has identified the man killed in a two-vehicle crash in the Aynor area that happened Friday.

The Coroner’s Office says 26-year-old Nicholas Newbern died Sunday at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center as a result of injuries sustained in the collision.

The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. on U.S. 501 near William Nobles Road. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the driver was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the wreck.

A helicopter was requested but not used.

For a time, the U.S. 501 beach bound lanes were closed.

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