Coroner: Myrtle Beach woman killed after SUV hits tree on Highway 31

Published: Apr. 26, 2023 at 4:26 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 27, 2023 at 4:18 PM EDT
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - One person died after a single-car crash along Highway 31 earlier this week, according to officials.

Cpl. Tyler Tidwell with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the crash happened Monday in the southbound lanes around 1:10 p.m. just south of International Drive.

Tidwell said a GMC Suburban ran off the road to the right and hit a tree.

The driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital, but a passenger died.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard later identified the passenger as 24-year-old Courtney Beebe, who lived in Myrtle Beach.

No further details were immediately available.

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