Coroner identifies woman killed in crash on Highway 905 involving dump truck

Updated: Aug. 7, 2020 at 4:38 PM EDT
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HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – One person was killed in a crash Friday morning on Highway 905, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Chris Dontell identified the victim as 32-year-old Jessica A. Long, of Conway.

The crash happened around 8:22 a.m. in front of Shaftesbury Lane, near Highway 66. A Ford Fusion traveling south on S.C. 905 crossed the center line, colliding with a dump truck, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The driver of the car was killed, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol. The person behind the wheel of the dump truck was taken to the hospital for injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash, SCHP said.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Highway 905 in front of Shaftesbury Lane will be fully shut down for an extended amount of time due to...

Posted by Horry County Fire Rescue on Friday, August 7, 2020

The highway was shutdown for around 2 hours while crews worked to clear the scene.

Around 10:30 a.m., Horry County Fire Rescue shared an update on Twitter announcing the road was fully open to traffic once again.

South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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