Police Officer Melton "Fox" Gore

Police Officer Melton "Fox" Gore

Horry County Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, January 12, 2021

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Melton "Fox" Gore

Police Officer Melton Gore was struck and killed by a vehicle while clearing debris from the roadway near the interchange of Highway 22 and Highway 31.

Officer Gore had served with the Horry County Police Department for 23 years and was assigned to the Environmental Services Unit.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge 500

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic hazard


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Fox was always pleasant and cared for his community. His smile and candor will truly be missed in Atlantic Beach. God bless and rest in peace.

Brian Foushée

January 21, 2021

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