Officials identify Horry Co. police officer killed in crash

Horry County Police Officer Melton "Fox" Gore was killed in the line of duty (Photo: HCPD)

Horry County officials confirmed the death of an Horry County Police Officer killed in the line of duty Tuesday night in a vehicle incident on Highway 22, according to public information officer Kelly Moore.

Officials identified the officer as 57-year-old Melton “Fox” Gore. He was cleaning debris off of the intersection of Highway 22 and Highway 31 when he was hit by a vehicle.

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