SCHP investigating deadly Horry County crash

Russell Strickland Jr, 23, of Conway, was the killed in a crash just after midnight on Friday, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler.

Fowler said Strickland died from multiple trauma from the single car crash.

Strickland was pronounced dead at the scene, Fowler said. He was wearing a seat belt.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the wreck happened at 12:15 a.m. Friday on Privetts Road when a 1994 Chevrolet truck ran off the right side of the road and hit a tree, killing the driver.