Green Sea man dies after car runs off the road, hits street sign in Horry County

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UPDATE: Horry County Deputy Coroner Patty Bellamy has identified the person who died in a late-night crash in Loris on Tuesday.

Joseph Gaskins, 51, of Green Sea, died from injuries he sustained in the single-vehicle crash on Cox Road in Loris.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is the investigating the crash.


LORIS, SC (WBTW) – One person is dead following a crash Tuesday night in Horry County.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened at around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday on Cox Road near West Dogwood Road. The crash involved a Ford Mustang that was traveling west on Cox Road. The Mustang ran a stop sign and struck a street sign before stopping in a culvert.

Highway Patrol says the driver was entrapped for a time and that the driver was the only one in the car at the time. The driver was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

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