A red Jeep SUV was left to fend for itself when its operator drove it into Hurricane Dorian as far as he could, then ditched the vehicle, cops told NBC News in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
South Carolina police will reportedly let the powerful 'cane storm do its thing rather than trying to rescue the stranded SUV.
Hurricane Dorian makes its way across the Bahamas and U.S.
News outlets in South Carolina are monitoring the vehicle’s status as rain and winds beat down on the shores of the Carolinas Thursday. The storm is heading up the East Coast at 8 mph, while areas of North Carolina and South Carolina braces for up to 20 inches of rain, according to the Sun-Sentinel.
The National Hurricane Center warned of "Winds, tornadoes and heavy, heavy rain, flash flooding and storm surge,” Thursday as Carolinians ride out a "life-threatening situation.”