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      SCHP reports a deadly wreck on Dick Pond Road

      The South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting a deadly wreck that happened early Sunday morning on Dick Pond Road.

      According to Corporal Sonny Collins, the wreck happened just after 3 a.m. near where Dick Pond Road meets Strand Drive.

      Collins said a pick-up truck was travelling on Dick Pond road when it swerved into the median and hit a Volkswagen.

      The Volkgwagen was in the median waiting to make a left turn onto Strand Drive.

      Horry County Coroner Robert Edge says the driver of the Volkswagen died. Edge identified him as Hobet Trinidad Morales, 34, of the Socastee area.

      Edge said two other people were injured in the wreck and were taken to the Grand Strand Medical Center but their conditionshave not been released at this time.

      The crash remains under investigation by SCHP.

      So far, the driver of the pick-up truck hasn't been charged.

      Check back with WPDE for more information as it becomes available.