1 dead after fiery crash involving 18-wheeler in Horry County, SCHP says
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - South Carolina Highway Patrol said one person died after a two-vehicle crash involving an 18-wheeler on Highway 9 in Nichols.
Horry County Fire Rescue says the crash involved entrapment and both vehicles caught fire.
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According to SCHP, a 2018 18-wheeler was traveling south on SE Hwy 9 as a Honda sedan was traveling west on North Nichols Highway. The two vehicles collided.
SCHP said the driver of the Honda was fatally injured. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured.
Marion County and HCFR crews were dispatched to the call at 5:41 a.m.
South Carolina Department of Public Safety is investigating.
Please avoid the area for the safety of those on the scene and to avoid delays.
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