NC man struck, killed by truck on Highway 31

1 dead after 3-vehicle crash on Highway 31, coroner says
1 dead after 3-vehicle crash on Highway 31, coroner says(HCFR)
Published: Dec. 4, 2022 at 10:16 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 4, 2022 at 3:13 PM EST
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - One person was killed in a crash on Highway 31 early Sunday, according to officials.

LCpl. Nick Pye said the crash happened at around 2:15 a.m. in the area of Water Tower Road when a 2013 GMC pickup truck heading north on the highway struck a pedestrian.

Crews from Horry County Fire Rescue responded to the scene a short time later.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Patty Bellamy confirmed to WMBF News that 24-year-old De’Ron Bellamy, of Calabash, North Carolina, died in the crash.

The driver of the GMC pickup was not injured.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

Stay with WMBF News for updates.