Man struck and killed by tow truck driver

Myrtle Beach police are investigating a pedestrian hit and killed on Highway 17 Bypass around 1:30 a.m. Monday.

Horry County Coroner Robert Edge identified the victim as Stephen D. Jarvis, II, 28, of Myrtle Beach.

Jarvis was walking near Pine Island Road when he was struck by a tow truck in the south bound lane, according to Sgt. Keith Goode with Myrtle Beach police

The driver of the tow truck did stop and notified police immediately.

Sgt. Goode said no alcohol was involved, and he doesn't expect any charges to be filed.

Coroner Edge said Jarvis died at the scene of internal injuries.