22-year-old Carolina Forest woman identified as pedestrian hit and killed by vehicle Friday night

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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — The Horry County Coroner’s Office has identified a woman who was hit and killed by a vehicle Friday night near Highway 501 and Burning Ridge Drive.

Gabrielle Sharkey, 22, lived in the Carolina Forest Community, according to Coroner Michelle McSpadden. She was hit by about 10:50 p.m. Friday by a 2016 Chevrolet Tahoe that was traveling south on Highway 501, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Troopers said she was in the road when she was hit.

There were five people in the Tahoe, and all five were wearing seatbelts, SCHP said.

A GoFundMe has been set up to help Sharkey be buried in Pennsylvania with her family.

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