HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — One person was killed and two others were injured Thursday night when a car going the wrong way on Highway 31 collided with another car, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

It happened at about 8:30 p.m. in the area between Highway 90 and Highway 9, Horry County Fire Rescue said.

Casey Amorose, 33, of the Myrtle Beach area, died at McLeod Seacoast from injuries in the crash, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler.

Trooper Nick Pye said a 2017 Toyota sedan was traveling north in the southbound lanes of Highway 31 when it collided with a 2021 Hyundai sedan, which was driving south. The Toyota driver died in the crash, while the driver and a passenger in the Hyundai were taken to the hospital.

North Myrtle Beach police and fire rescue units assisted at the scene.

No additional information was immediately available.

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