pedestrian was struck and killed early Saturday morning in Horry County, according to LcPl. Judd Jones with South Carolina Highway Patrol. The accident happened around 3:40 a.m. on Cates Bay Highway. The identity of the victim has not been released yet. This incident is still under investigation by SCHP, check back with WMBF News for more information.
Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico during the 5am hour as a powerful category 4 hurricane with winds of 155 mph. This puts Maria at the very top of the category 4 scale. Maria may be the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico since the 1930s.