Horry County Coroner identifies person killed in crash near Bucksport


One person is dead and another injured after a crash near the Bucksport community.

The wreck happened around 3:40 p.m. on Highway 701 near Shelly Farm Road, according to Cpl. Sonny Collins, with South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The person killed was identified as Gwendolyn Denise Brantley, 44, of Conway, according to Horry County Coroner Robert Edge.

Edge said she died on scene from internal injuries.

Collins said the driver of a Ford F150 truck crossed the center line and crashed into another car.

The driver of the other car died.

The driver of the Ford F-150 has been charged with driving left of center, Collins said.

Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.

A second victim was taken to the hospital with injuries.

Information regarding their current condition is unavailable.

As of 4:15 p.m., the road was closed to traffic in either direction.

We have reached out to Horry County Coroner's Office for further information.

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