Coroner identifies pedestrian killed after being hit by vehicle in Little River

Updated: May. 27, 2021 at 3:01 PM EDT
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – The coroner’s office has identified the pedestrian who died after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday night in Little River.

According to Horry County Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard, 70-year-old Richard Harvin was hit as he stepped into the roadway near the intersection of Baldwin Avenue and Bayshore Drive shortly after 9 p.m. on May 25.

Harvin, who was visiting from Lancaster, Penn., was taken to Grand Strand Medical Center, where he died at 11:41 p.m. from multiple traumatic head injuries, Willard said.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, a 2004 Honda heading south hit the victim as he was illegally crossing the road.

The crash remains under investigation.

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