Thursday, June 5, 2014
By Scott Harper
For South Strand News
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man who was found dead in a ditch near Murrells Inlet died as a result of a hit and run. Horry County Police Lt. Robert Kegler says body was found near the Georgetown County line in Murrells Inlet this afternoon.
A person called 911 at around 1 p.m. after finding the body in a ditch near Blackmoor Drive and SC 707.
The identity of the person has not been released.
The Horry County Major Crimes Unit is on the scene investigating as well.