HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A Green Sea man was charged after a pedestrian was killed Thursday night after being hit by a car while walking along Sandy Bluff Road, according to officials.
Jamie Lanier, 47, was arrested and charged with reckless homicide, hit-and-run resulting in death, and driving under suspension for a non-DUI reason, according to online booking records.
Lanier was previously arrested for first-offense DUI in June, according to online booking records.
The crash happened at about 8:40 p.m. near Alpine Drive while the person was walking westbound on the eastbound shoulder of Sandy Bluff Road, according to Lance Cpl. Tyler Tidwell of the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
The 2004 Buick was traveling west on Sandy Bluff Road and went off the left side of the road and hit the person, Tidwell said. The driver was not hurt.
The name of the person killed has not been released.
Horry County Fire Rescue and the Tabor City Fire Department responded to the scene.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.
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