HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A pedestrian was killed and two motorcyclists were hurt late Wednesday night in a crash on Highway 17 Business in the Garden City area, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Claiborne Waller, 88, of Garden City, died when he was hit by a motorcycle when he tried to cross Highway 17 Business near Woodland Drive Extension, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden.

It happened at about 11:10 p.m., according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The motorcycle driver and a passenger were both taken to the hospital, troopers said. No information about their injuries was immediately available.

The highway patrol is investigating.

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