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People run along the inside of the track as Zechariah Cartledge, 12, runs a mile in memory of Horry County Police Lance Cpl. Melton “Fox” Gore at North Myrtle Beach High School on Saturday. Gore was killed by a vehicle near the intersection of S.C. 22 and S.C. 31 on Jan. 12. Gore was with the police department for 23 years. Visitation is scheduled 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the North Myrtle Beach High School auditorium. The funeral is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Cartledge travels the country from his home in Florida running a mile in memory of first responders. Donations given to his organization, Running4Heroes, is given to families and used as financial relief for injured first responders. Earlier on Saturday, Cartledge presented Andrew Wangstad of the Myrtle Beach Police Department with a $10,000 injured first responder grant. Wangstad was injured in the shooting that took the life of fellow officer Jacob Hancher on Oct. 3, 2020. Gore is the second officer to die in the line of duty this year in Horry County. North Myrtle Beach’s Sgt. Gordon William Best, 30, died in the wreck on U.S. 17 on Jan. 1. Photo by Janet Morgan/janet.morgan@myhorrynews.com

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