22-year-old woman killed after being struck by vehicle on Highway 501

Published: Jul. 24, 2021 at 9:04 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 25, 2021 at 2:01 PM EDT
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - A woman was killed after being struck by a vehicle late Friday in Horry County.

Lance Cpl. Nick Pye with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the crash happened on Highway 501 near Burning Ridge Road at around 11 p.m.

According to Pye, a 2016 Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling south on the highway when it struck the pedestrian in the roadway.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden later identified the victim as 22-year-old Gabrielle Sharkey, of Carolina Forest.

The driver and occupants of the Chevrolet were wearing seatbelts and were not injured in the crash.

The SCHP is investigating.

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