HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — One person was killed early Saturday morning in a crash that happened while they were trying to flee from Horry County police, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

SCHP Master Trooper Gary Miller said the 2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan crashed at about 1:20 a.m. on Old Reaves Ferry Road. The driver was the only person in the car and their identity has not been released.

The car was traveling north on Old Reaves Ferry Road when it went off the right side of the roadway, struck a ditch, and overturned, SCHP said.

News13 has reached out to Horry County police to find out what led up to the crash.

Count on News13 for updates.

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Taylor Ford is a digital journalist for News13. She joined the News13 team in January 2023. Taylor is a Florence native and covers the Pee Dee out of News13’s Florence Bureau. Read more of Taylor’s work here.