Coroner identifies man killed in Loris area crash

Coroner identifies man killed in Loris area crash
(Source: Jamal Smalls)

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed one person in the Loris area.

Troopers responded to the wreck around 10:21 p.m. Tuesday on Cox Road near the intersection of West Dogwood Road.

Lance Cpl. Matt Southern with SCHP said a Ford Mustang was going westbound on Cox Road when the driver disregarded a stop sign, ran off the roadway, hit a street sign and then ran into a culvert.

The driver of the Mustang died at the scene after being entrapped in the vehicle.

According to Horry County Deputy Coroner Patty Bellamy, the victim has been identified as Joseph Gaskins, 51, of Green Sea.

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