Victim identified in deadly hit and run on Highway 707

The area police were investigating for this fatal accident on Thursday afternoon

The victim of a deadly hit and run that took place Thursday on Highway 707 has been identified by Horry County Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard.

Pete Duran, 57, of Murrells Inlet was identified as the victim by Willard.

Area officers were on the scene of the crash on Highway 707 and Long Wood Drive in Horry County Thursday afternoon.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol's website listed the incident as a fatal hit and run that occurred around 2 p.m.

A citizen called 911 after seeing the body, according to Lt. Robert Kegler with Horry County Police.

Williard said an autopsy has not yet been scheduled.

We will post more information on this story as soon as its released.