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Florida Man Hit and Killed by North Myrtle Beach Police Cruiser on Highway 17

October 26, 2021

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. - A news report on states that one person was tragically killed after they were hit by a police cruiser in Horry County last Saturday.*

South Carolina Highway Patrol Master Trooper Brian Lee stated that the accident occurred at approximately 2:40 AM along Highway 17 by 29th Avenue South.  According to Master Trooper Lee, a North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety law enforcement officer was traveling northbound in their police cruiser when they hit the pedestrian who was walking along the highway.

Horry County Deputy Coroner, Michelle McSpadden, identified the pedestrian as a 39-year-old man from Orlando, Florida.

The law enforcement officer was wearing a seatbelt during the accident and was not injured in the accident.  No criminal charges are expected to be filed at this time.  The fatal pedestrian accident is currently under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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