Silvestre Cortes, 19, was struck and killed by a vehicle while trying to cross the street on bicycle at U.S. 501 and University Boulevard in Horry County, South Carolina

Modified Date: 
Mon, 06/17/2024 - 1:18pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, June 16, 2024

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A 19-year-old died after being hit by a vehicle while trying to cross U.S. 501 on his bicycle, according to Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard. The accident happened near Coastal Carolina University.

Car Accident
People Involved: 
Silvestre Cortes