MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Authorities say a 27-year-old Myrtle Beach man died after falling from a hotel balcony.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard says Lowell Jordan Timms died of massive head trauma after falling from a first-floor balcony about 10:30 p.m. Friday. Willard says he fell about 20 feet onto a pool deck at the Palms Resort.

He died about 30 minutes later at a local hospital.

Timms’ fall was the 11th reported from a balcony along the Grand Strand since 2010.