Pedestrian dies after being hit by car on Ocean Boulevard

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — A pedestrian has died Wednesday after being hit by a car Tuesday night on Ocean Boulevard, according to Master Cpl. Tom Vest with the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

The pedestrian was hit in the area of 27th Avenue North and 29th Avenue North, police said. Ocean Boulevard was closed in that area. The pedestrian was taken to a hospital with “life-threatening” injuries and later died. Their identity has not been released.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area. Crime scene tape was put up in the area of the crash. The road reopened at about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to police.

Police are still investigating the incident and it’s not known at this time if anyone will face charges.

Count on News13 for updates to this developing story.

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