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A vehicle collision on Hwy 17 near Vereen Drive in North Myrtle Beach just after midnight Monday morning resulted in one fatality, according to Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden.

One person is dead after drowning in Myrtle Beach over the weekend, Horry County Deputy Coroner Patty Bellamy said.

He was identified as 44-year-old Jason Tompkins from Myrtle Beach.

Authorities responded to the oceanfront in the 29th Avenue South area around 1 a.m. Sunday in relation to the case, according to a police report.

Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue personnel were already on scene performing CPR.

Tompkins was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

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