Pedestrian dies from injuries after being hit by car while crossing S.C. 9 in Longs

Pedestrian dies from injuries after being hit by car while crossing S.C. 9 in Longs
Source: Gray News Media (Source: Gray News Media)

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – A Virginia woman died Wednesday morning from injuries she sustained earlier this month after being struck by a car while crossing S.C. 9 in the Longs area.

According to information from Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler, the collision happened around 9:50 p.m. on Aug 18 in the area of 490 S.C. 9.

Vera Monk, 38, of Woodbridge, Va., was hit by a car while crossing the road, Fowler said.

Monk was taken to Grand Strand Medical Center and died from multiple mass trauma at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to Fowler.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

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