Coroner: 18-year-old on dirt bike killed in Garden City-area crash

Published: Dec. 30, 2022 at 5:50 PM EST
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - One person is dead after a crash involving a dirt bike near Garden City.

South Carolina Highway Patrol LCpl. Nick Pye confirmed around 12:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon two vehicles, a 2013 Suzuki dirt bike and a 2016 Chevrolet SUV collided along Highway 17 Business.

The SUV was heading southbound on Highway 17 Business and was attempting to make a left turn when it collided with the dirt bike which was heading north.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden said the operator of the dirt bike, identified as 18-year-old Brock Howze, was killed in the crash. She added that Howze was from the Murrells Inlet area.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

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