Man killed after being hit by car on Hwy 90 in Longs identified


HORRY COUNTY, SC (WBTW) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a vehicle versus pedestrian collision that left the pedestrian dead.

According to Master Trooper Brian Lee, a fatal collision occurred early Wednesday morning on SC 90 and Strawberry Road in Longs, where a car struck a pedestrian who was in the roadway.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol received a call to the scene at 12:14 a.m.

The man killed has been identified as Lester Allen Cox, 57, of Longs, according to Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden.

Lee said the driver was wearing a seat belt. There are no more details at this time. Count on News13 for updates.

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