Car collides with bicyclist in Horry County

UPDATE: A bicyclist was killed around midnight when South Carolina Highway Patrol says the bike was hit by a car.

The victim has been identified as Edward Whitis, 55, of the Loris area, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler.

A 20-year-old man from Loris was traveling north on Highway 45 when he hit the bike, according to Highway Patrol. The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Fowler said the autopsy results show Whitis died from multiple trauma by a motor vehicle.