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Man dead after vehicle strikes tree in Horry County

Panama City Police said one of the drivers involved in a traffic crash Thursday afternoon on...
Panama City Police said one of the drivers involved in a traffic crash Thursday afternoon on Highway 231 has died from injuries he received.(AP)
Published: Jan. 15, 2022 at 9:40 AM EST
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - One person is dead after a crash in Horry County early Saturday.

Lance Cpl. Nick Pye with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the wreck happened at around 3:40 a.m. in the area of Bombing Range Road and Shag Bark Lane.

Pye said a 2018 Toyota sedan was traveling south on Bombing Range Road when it ran off the road left and struck a tree. The driver was killed as a result.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Patty Bellamy later identified the driver as 52-year-old Pedro Torres, of Longs.

No other details were immediately available.

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