Coroner: Cyclist struck by car, killed in Georgetown Co.

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WCSC/WMBF) - A cyclist was killed after being hit by a car on Highway 17 in Georgetown County, according to the corner.

Georgetown County Coroner Kenny Johnson said the victim was a 43-year-old man from Florida named William Carlos Dominguez. He died at the hospital in Georgetown.

The wreck happened just after 7 a.m. on Ocean Highway just south of Pawleys Island, near the bridges on the north side of Georgetown.

Troopers said a 2009 Ford Pickup truck was riding north when it collided with the bicycle-riding Dominguez.

The crash is still under investigation.

Crews on the scene shut down the northbound lanes of the highway while the scene was cleared.

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