A South Carolina Public Safety Officer (Firefighter/Police Officer) was killed in a crash New Year’s Day. Sgt. Gordon William Best, with the North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Department, was responding to a call in Barefoot Resort around 0400 when he lost control of his vehicle on the wet roadway. Best joined the North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Department in October 2013 and was promoted to sergeant in February 2019. All Public Safety Officers in North Myrtle Beach are cross trained. Our condolences to all those affected. Rest In Peace.