HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A 57-year-old man was hit and killed by a vehicle late Sunday night near Myrtle Beach, according to the Horry County Coroner’s Office.

Thomas Watts, who lived in the Myrtle Beach area, died at the scene, Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler said.

It happened about 11:45 p.m. on Kings Road near Queens Road, about a mile north of Myrtle Beach, according to Lance Cpl. Tyler Tidwell of the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Tidwell said a person in the roadway was hit by a 2002 GMC Yukon that was traveling north on Kings Road. The GMC driver was alone in the vehicle and was not hurt.

No additional information was immediately available.

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