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      HCSO investigates crash involving SC Trooper

      The Horry County Sheriff's Office is investigating a crash that happened around 7:30 a.m. Sunday involving a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper.

      Sergeant Jeff Benton with the HCSO said an unmarked Dodge Charger collided with a 2011 Cadillac Escalade on Highway 544.

      Sgt. Benton says the trooper was sent to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.

      The couple in the Escalade wasn't injured.

      Sgt. Benton says more information will be released when the video from the incident is released Monday, and for now remains under investigation.

      Anytime a state trooper is involved in a crash in our area, HCSO takes over the investigation.