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A driver died in a crash in the Longs area of Horry County Wednesday morning after striking a building and several parked vehicles, authorities said.

Lance Cpl. Lena Butler with the South Carolina Highway Patrol officer said the driver was operating a 2008 Chevrolet HHR and traveling north on S.C. 9 when the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a building on Foxtail Drive, along with several parked vehicles.

The driver was the only person involved in the incident, and died at the scene of the collision, Butler said.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is investigating the crash.

The driver's identity has not been released at this time.

Reach out to Chase Duncan at chase.duncan@myhorrynews.com.


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