Woman hit, killed while trying to cross Highway 17 in Pawleys Island, coroner says

Published: Jun. 12, 2023 at 1:28 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 12, 2023 at 5:30 PM EDT
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PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. (WMBF) – The Georgetown County coroner announced a woman died after she was hit by a car in Pawleys Island.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol said the crash happened around 9:15 p.m. Sunday, June 4 at Highway 17 Bypass and Litchfield Drive.

Coroner Chase Ridgeway identified the pedestrian as Janie Lawson.

She was taken to Grand Strand Medical Center where died a week later on Sunday.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and Georgetown County Coroner’s Office are investigating the crash.