Pedestrian killed on Hwy 17 in Little River while illegally crossing road, trooper reports

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LITTLE RIVER, SC (WBTW) – One person is dead after a crash involving a pedestrian in Little River, according to Master Trooper Brian Lee with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Richard Harvin, 70, was struck by a vehicle as he stepped into the roadway just before 10 p.m. near the intersection of Baldwin Ave and Bayshore Drive, according to the Horry County Coroner. He was transported to GSRMC where he died just before midnight of his multiple traumatic head injuries.

Harvin was visiting from Lancaster, Pa.

Trooper Lee reports the crash happened Tuesday at 9:51 p.m. when Harvin was hit by a 2004 Honda on Highway 17 near Baldwin Drive. Trooper Lee says Harvin was illegally crossing the roadway when he was hit.

The crash is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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