85-year-old pedestrian killed after being hit by BMW in Loris area

85-year-old pedestrian killed after being hit by BMW in Loris area
West Dogwood Road and Vernon Lane (Source: Google Maps)

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – A pedestrian died after being hit by a car Friday evening in the Loris area, according to authorities.

South Carolina Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins said the collision happened at 5:55 p.m. on West Dogwood Road near Vernon Lane.

A 2002 BMW was heading east on West Dogwood Road when the vehicle struck a pedestrian who was in the road, Collins said. The victim died as a result of the crash.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden identified the victim as 85-year-old Lillie Tyler, of Loris.

Collins added the driver of the BMW was not injured in the collision and no charges are expected.

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