Horry County coroner identifies driver killed in Little River collision

Serious injuires reported in Little River crash
Serious injuires reported in Little River crash(HCFR)
Published: Aug. 11, 2022 at 8:56 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 11, 2022 at 10:28 PM EDT
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LITTLE RIVER, S.C. (WMBF) - One person was killed after a crash in the Little River area on Thursday.

The victim has been identified as Jason Stocks, 51, of Little River. Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner, Tamara Willard, stated Stocks died from traumatic injuries caused by the impact of the crash.

Master Trooper Brian Lee with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the wreck happened in the area of Highway 111 near Cemetary Road at around 8:15 p.m.

Lee said a 2011 Ford Ranger was heading south when it ran off the roadway and overcorrected before it ran off the left side of the road and struck a tree.

The driver was killed as a result of the crash, and they were the only person inside the vehicle.

Horry County Fire Rescue crews also responded to the scene.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

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