Coroner identifies woman killed while crossing highway in Myrtle Beach

Grand Strand

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — A person was killed after being hit by a car Monday night in Myrtle Beach, according to police.

The pedestrian was hit at about 9:20 p.m. in the area of 70th Avenue North and North Kings Highway, police said. Northbound lanes of North Kings Highway closed in the area. Police said one vehicle was involved in the crash and it’s not clear if anyone will face charges.

The pedestrian was identified as 49-year-old Rebecca Latuch, who was visiting from Somerset, Pennsylvania, according to Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Williard. Latuch was crossing the highway when she was hit. No other information was immediately available.

Count on News13 for updates to this developing story.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories