HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Authorities are investigating after a person was hit and killed Saturday night on N. Kings Highway, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

SCHP Lt. Sonny Collins said the person was hit at about 10:25 p.m. near Cove Drive. The unknown vehicle was traveling north and may have damage to its hood and front end.

Horry County Fire Rescue and Horry County police responded.

No additional details were immediately available.

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