Little River man dies after moped crash on Highway 9


A Little River man died after his moped was hit from behind on Highway 9 at around 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, according to Tamara Willard with the Horry County Coroner's Office.

Tony Holmes, 60, was "struck from behind while operating a moped near 410 East Highway 9," Willard said. He was taken to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center and later died from "multiple traumatic injuries," she said.

Cpl. Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the moped and a truck were travelling north-bound on Highway 9 when the truck rear-ended the moped.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is still investigating the crash.

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