HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — One person was killed Tuesday after a vehicle crashed into a culvert pipe near Socastee, according to officials.
The crash happened in the area of Highway 707 and Bay Road, HCFR said. One person had to be removed from a vehicle.
South Carolina Highway Patrol said the driver was traveling north on Highway 707 when they crossed the center line and ran off the road into a ditch. The driver was taken to a hospital where they died.
The man was identified as 41-year-old Mark Gasque, of Myrtle Beach, according to Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard.
Video from a News13 crew on scene shows a yellow box truck crashed into a ditch.
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The crash cleared at about 5 p.m., according to Horry County Fire Rescue.
The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is investigating.