Horry County man killed while riding his bike
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:22:25 GMT —
Herminio Vasquez Mendoza, 33, of North Myrtle Beach, was killed early Saturday when a car crashed into him as he was riding his bicycle, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard.
The crash happened around 2:30am in front of 3336 S. Highway 17 in the Windy Hill neighborhood.
Demetrius Cordel Hall, 24, of Atlantic Beach, is charged with Felony Driving Under the Influence.
Hall struck Mendoza then left the scene before returning and being taken into custody, according to Pat Dowling, North Myrtle Beach Spokesperson.
Hall was given field sobriety tests and was found to be intoxicated. He was then taken to Seacoast Medical Center while a search warrant for his blood was completed and was served.
Hall is booked in the J. Reuben Long Detention Center on a $25,000 bond.