Person dies after fall from Myrtle Beach hotel balcony

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – One person has died after falling from a hotel balcony Friday morning in Myrtle Beach, officials confirm.

Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue crews and police were called to an oceanfront hotel after a person fell from a hotel balcony. According to Lt. Jonathan Evans with Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue, crews were called to Island Vista Hotel, located at 6000 North Ocean Boulevard, just before noon for a fall patient.

Captain Joey Crosby with Myrtle Beach police says it’s unknown at this time from which floor the person fell. Officials have not said if the victim is a man or woman.

Horry County Coroner Robert Edge says the office has been called to the location, but no other details were available.

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