Pedestrian Struck by North Myrtle Beach Police Vehicle on Highway 17 Identified by Coroner

A pedestrian who was hit and killed while walking near the intersection of Highway 17 and 29th Avenue South in Atlantic Beach on Saturday morning has been identified. Horry County Coroner Michelle McSpadden identified him as 39 year old Nicholas Schroyer of Orlando Florida. McSpadden said Schroyer died at the scene of the collision. According to Master Trooper Brian Lee with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the incident involved a North Myrtle Beach Police vehicle that struck Schroyer. The driver was wearing a seatbelt and no other injuries were reported. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.