Authorities Investigating After Pedestrian Hit in Horry County

A pedestrian died after being hit by a van while crossing a road in Horry County yesterday. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the incident occurred around 6 pm when the person was hit in the area of Long Avenue Extension and Rush Road. The person was crossing rush and was hit by a 2020 Chevy van heading south. The driver of the van was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured. It is unknown whether the driver is facing any charges, no other information is currently available.