Pedestrian Killed on Hwy 501 in Hit and Run

Posted on Apr 10, 2017

Early Sunday morning, around 3:30am, a man driving a 2001 Dodge pickup truck hit a pedestrian walking along Highway 501 near Academy Drive in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

The driver then left the scene of the accident but was arrested shortly after. Christopher Fling, the driver, was charged with driving under suspension and leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death.

Officers investigated the accident and affected local traffic until about 9:30am along Highway 501 and Highway 544.