Coroner’s office: 77-year-old pedestrian hit, killed while trying to cross Highway 501

Coroner’s office: 77-year-old pedestrian hit, killed while trying to cross Highway 501
Troopers, Horry County police and Horry County Fire Rescue responded to the wreck Friday night on Highway 501 near Carolina Forest Boulevard. (Source: WMBF News)

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – A 77-year-old woman was hit and killed Friday night along Highway 501.

Troopers, Horry County police and Horry County Fire Rescue responded to the wreck around 9 p.m. Friday near Carolina Forest Boulevard.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler said Nancy Cueto from Myrtle Beach was attempting to cross Highway 501 when she was hit by a vehicle. Fowler said that she died at the scene.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is also investigating the crash.

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