Sergeant Gordon Best was killed in a vehicle crash on Highway 17 S, near 39th Avenue S, while responding to a call at about 4:00 am.
His patrol car left the roadway and struck a utility pole
during a period of rain.
Sergeant Best had served with the North Myrtle Beach
Department of Public Safety for seven years.
Sergeant Best leaves behind his wife of 5 years, Taylor, two
young kids, Braxton (4) and Blakely (2).
Sergeant Best has been a lifelong family member of the North
Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety. Both of his parents retired from the agency,
accounting for over 50 years of service to North Myrtle Beach citizens.
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Taylor I am so sorry if there's anything I can do for you please don't hesitate to ask
I am so sorry to hear this. God bless you.
We continue to pray for your family Mrs. Best. We thank you for Sgt. Best's service and sacrifice. May God be providing comfort to you all during this time.
What a tremendous loss for the community we serve. The North Myrtle Beach Dept. of Public Safety is very supportive of our ER. Sgt. Best answered several calls to keep our staff and patients safe. He was always kind, respectful, and dependable. It was an honor to serve this community alongside him.
My prayers for the family...very sad...God Bless All Police ....very hard job ...so appreciate your service...Bless the Best family, so sorry for your loss..