NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — A New York woman died Wednesday from injuries suffered when she was hit by a vehicle the day before Thanksgiving, according to Deputy Horry County Coroner Michelle McSpadden.
Justine Roberts, 64, of Yonkers, New York, was hit on Nov. 23 while trying to cross Highway 17 near Ashley Loop, McSpadden said.
Roberts was unlawfully crossing the roadway, according to investigators. The driver told police that he did not see Roberts because she was wearing dark clothing.
Witnesses believed the woman was talking on the phone when she was hit, investigators said.
No additional information was immediately available.
North Myrtle Beach police continue to investigate the incident.
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