One person killed in car accident near Loris in Horry County

Posted on Apr 19, 2010

Justin A. Collins, 20, of Fayetteville, North Carolina was killed in a Sunday evening crash near Loris, South Carolina. He was one of five individuals in the vehicle at the time of the crash. One person was flown to New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC for treatment.

The wreck occurred about 6:30 pm on Highway 701, approximately 6 miles south of Loris near Apple Valley Road in the Allsbrook Community. Collins was killed when the vehicle ran off the road and flipped.  The four other individuals, all from Fayetteville, were injured in the crash and transported to the hospital for treatment. One was taken by helicopter, the others by ambulance to a local hospital. Their conditions are not known at this time. 

Collins died of his injuries he sustained in the wreck after being taken to Loris Community Hospital. Further details are not yet known about the crash. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is still investigating the accident.

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