Investigation Underway After Pedestrian Killed in Horry County

Horry County Police are investigating after a pedestrian was killed by a vehicle last night. The South Carolina Highway Patrol was called around 8:30 pm to the area of Highway 17 Business near Tadlock Drive which is about 2 miles south of Murrells Inlet. Troopers say a 2008 Volvo SUV was traveling north on Highway 17 when it struck a pedestrian who was crossing the road from the median. The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital where they later died. Their name has yet to be released. The driver of the Volvo was not injured.