Pedestrian hit and killed in Horry County

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – A pedestrian has died after being struck in Conway Sunday morning.

The crash happened around 5 a.m. on US-701 near SC-22 in Horry County.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the pedestrian was walking in the roadway and was struck by a 2012 Mazda traveling north bound.

Horry County Coroner Robert Edge says 54-year-old Eric Ralph Holder, of Myrtle Beach, was killed. Edge says the driver of the car stopped, no alcohol was involved and police will not issue a citation.

SCHP continues to investigate.