Pedestrian hit by van, killed while crossing Rush Road in Horry County

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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A pedestrian died Tuesday evening after being hit by a van while crossing a road in Horry County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

It happened about 6 p.m. when the person was hit in the area of Long Avenue Extension and Rush Road. The person killed was crossing Rush Road and was hit by a 2020 Chevrolet van going south on Rush Road, SCHP Lance Cpl. Nike Pye said.

The driver of the van was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured, Pye said. He did not say whether the driver of the van is facing any charges.

The pedestrian was later identified as 74-year-old Ralph Harris, of Loris, who died of traumatic injuries at Conway Medical Center.

No other information was immediately available. Count on News13 for updates.

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