Man dies after car crashes into cement truck; coroner identifies victim

June 3, 2020 – Paul Hammack

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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. – According to Myrtle Beach Online, the coroner has identified a man killed in a collision with a cement truck Tuesday morning.

The Horry County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as William Dickey, 32, of Myrtle Beach.

Horry County Fire Rescue said the accident took place at approximately 7:15 a.m., near the intersection of U.S. 378 and Dirty Branch Road. 

South Carolina Highway Patrol Master Trooper Brian Lee said Dickey was driving a Ford Fusion when he tried to pass another motorist on the road. Dickey’s vehicle collided with a cement truck headed the opposite way. 

Dickey was transported to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, where he died around 8:30 a.m.

The driver of the cement truck was not injured in the accident.

This is a series of articles presented by Hammack Law Firm as a way to keep our community informed about traffic events and news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been involved in a similar accident, contact the South Carolina car accident injury lawyers at Hammack Law Firm today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses.

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