Georgetown Co. Coroner’s Office releases name of victim in Pawleys Island crash
GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Georgetown County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the person who died a week after a crash near Pawleys Island.
Willie Murrell, 64, of Georgetown, died from injuries sustained in a crash on Sept. 23, according to Coroner Chase Ridgeway.
The crash happened around 11:34 a.m. on U.S. 17 near True Blue Drive about a mile south of Pawleys Island, Lance Cpl. Lena Butler said.
Troopers said a 2014 Acura MDX and a 2007 Chrysler Pacifica were both traveling south on U.S. 17 when the two cars collided. The Chrysler went off the road, hit a ditch and overturned, Butler said.
The driver of the Acura was not hurt. Murrell, the driver of the Chrysler, was transported to the hospital where he died Saturday.
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