McMaster orders flags lowered to half-staff in honor of fallen North Myrtle Beach officer

McMaster orders flags lowered to half-staff in honor of fallen North Myrtle Beach officer
SGT. Gordon Best public visitation (Source: wmbf)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WMBF) – South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has ordered that flags on all state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday in tribute to North Myrtle Beach Sgt. Gordon Best.

According to information from the governor’s office, the flags will remain at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Jan. 8.

“Governor McMaster requests that flags over buildings of the political subdivisions of this State similarly be flown at half-staff for this purpose,” a tweet from the governor’s press office stated.

Best, 30, was killed in a New Year’s Day crash while responding to a call.

On Friday, the funeral service for Best is also taking place at the Alabama Theatre.

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