5th person dies after car crashes into pond in Myrtle Beach

Grand Strand

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — A fifth person has died after a car crashed into a pond in Myrtle Beach Saturday, according to county coroner Robert Edge.

The car crashed into a pond on Harrelson Boulevard near Hwy 15, according to police.

The fifth person was identified as Jamar Matthews, 19, of Lake City, according to Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard. He died at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.

The other four people who died were identified as:

  • Shiquan Graham, 20, of Lake City
  • Niterria Johnson, 22, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Thomas McDowell, 23, of Lake City
  • LeAna McMillian, 17, of Winston-Salem

The incident is under investigation.

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