92-year-old killed in Murrells Inlet crash

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MURRELLS INLET, SC (WBTW) – On person is dead and one injured in a crash on Highway 17 BUS in Murrells Inlet.

Albert Farina, 92, of Surfside Beach, died of internal injuries sustained in the wreck.

The crash happened just before 2 p.m. at Tadlock Drive and Highway 17 BUS, according to Assistant Chief J.R. Haney of the Murrells Inlet Garden City Fire Department.

The southbound lanes in the area are blocked. Drivers should avoid the area if possible.

A pickup and a sedan were involved. The sedan attempted to cross Highway 17 BUS from Tadlock Drive and pulled in front of the pickup, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The injured driver of the pickup was transported to Grand Strand with unknown injuries. No charges will be filed.

News13 crews are on the way and will provide more details as we work to gather information.

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