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1 dead after alligator attack in South Carolina

A person died after an alligator dragged them into a pond in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, police said Friday. The victim has not been identified. The situation began when authorities responded to a "water call" Friday morning. When they arrived, investigators determined that an alligator had grabbed ahold of the victim and dragged them into a nearby pond, the Horry County Police Department said in a statement.
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1 dead in SC alligator attack

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A person has died following an alligator attack on Friday, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden. Horry County crews worked to rescue someone from the water following an alligator attack late Friday morning, according to officials. Crews responded at 11:54 a.m. to...
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11 Foot Alligator Kills Myrtle Beach Area Resident

Alligators are not a new phenomenon in the S.C.. In fact, they have existed here since the Ice Age. The recent increase in alligator attacks is due to the population increase of alligators and humans. With more people moving into their habitat, they are coming into contact with them more often and therefore increasing the number of attacks.
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2 buildings damaged in Surfside Beach structure fire

SURFSIDE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — Two buildings and two vehicles were heavily damaged in a fire Saturday afternoon at Pirateland Family Camping Resort, according to authorities. The fire was in the 5000 block of South Kings Highway in Surfside Beach, according to authorities. Smoke could be seen throughout the Myrtle Beach area. Six additional units […]
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Alligator kills person in SC retention pond, police say

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. — Police are investigating after an alligator killed a person Friday in a retention pond in a community near Myrtle Beach. Fire officials, police and officials with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources responded around 11:45 a.m. to a call for a water rescue in the area of Excalaber Court, according to the Horry County Police Department.
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Vehicle hits building overnight in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — No one was taken to a hospital early Saturday morning after a vehicle hit a building in Myrtle Beach, according to a social media post by Horry County Fire Rescue. The post did not specify if anyone was injured. The crash happened at about 3 a.m. on Bush Drive.
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