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Horry County Police Department is searching for a missing swimmer on the Lumber River in the Nichols area, according to department spokesperson Mikayla Moskov.
Police and Horry County Fire Rescue were called after reports of a 41-year-old swimmer who had been swept away near Rice Field Cove about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Moskov said.
As of Tuesday afternoon, crews were still investigating, Moskov said.
S.C. Department of Natural Resources is assisting in the search.