Loris woman, hit by BMW, dies

     A pedestrian walking in the roadway near Loris not long after dark Friday died after being hit by a car.

     Lillie Tyler, 85, died just before 6 p.m. while walking along West Dogwood Road near Vernon Lane, Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden said.

     Tyler was struck by a 2002 BMW, which was heading east on West Dogwood Road, Cpl. Sonny Collins of the South Carolina Highway Patrol said.

     No charges are expected against the driver, who was not hurt, Collins said.