HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — One person was killed and three others were hurt Friday morning after a car and SUV collided on Highway 501 near Aynor, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

It happened at about 7:20 a.m. in the area of Highway 501 and the Aynor-bound Highway 22 exit ramp, according to Horry County Fire Rescue, which originally reported that three vehicles were involved.

Troopers said the crash happened when the driver of a 2017 Honda Accent failed to yield while traveling west on Highway 22 and collided with a 2009 Nissan Murano that was going north on Highway 501. The driver of the Honda, who was alone in the vehicle, died after being taken to Conway Medical Center by EMS.

The person who died was identified as Justin Crakow, 33, of Calabash, North Carolina, according to Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard.

Three people in the Nissan were also injured and taken by EMS to Grand Strand Hospital, according to the SCHP.

No additional information was immediately available.

The highway patrol is investigating.

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