HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — One person has been arrested after a 20-year-old was hit and killed in the Little River area Tuesday morning, according to police.

The name of the person who was arrested was not immediately available.

The Horry County Coroner’s Office said Rudy Lopez of North Myrtle Beach died in the incident. Their death has been ruled a homicide.

The crash happened in the intersection of Highway 9 and Highway 57, authorities said. It happened in the parking lot of Tiger Mart.

Crews were dispatched at 7:18 a.m., according to Horry County Fire Rescue.

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