HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A pedestrian died Wednesday evening after being hit by a car on Highway 701 near Conway, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The crash happened at about 7:20 p.m. on Highway 701 near Hairnook Road, officials said.

The person was walking south on Highway 701 when they were hit by a car that was also traveling south, according to troopers.

The person killed has been identified as 61-year-old Michael Zavatsky, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden. Zavatsky was homeless.

No other details were immediately available.

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