HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A 68-year-old man working in a yard was killed Wednesday after being hit by a pickup truck that ran off a road in Horry County, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.
The crash happened at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday along Pee Dee Highway near Gunters Island Road, troopers said.
A 2013 GMC pickup truck was driving on Pee Dee Highway when the driver ran off the road, hit a fence and then a person who was standing in a yard, according to troopers.
The person in the yard was killed and was identified as Ronald Hewitt, 68, of Horry County, according to the coroner’s office. The driver of the pickup truck was hospitalized.
Hewitt died at the scene of injuries from the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.