MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — The pedestrian hit and killed by a tractor-trailer Thursday morning was a 37-year-old Myrtle Beach man, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden.

Ricky Dale Wallace, Jr. was hit when he was walking in the roadway in the area of U.S. 501 and River Oaks Drive. The crash happened at about 2:30 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is investigating.