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10 people injured in multi-vehicle crash on Highway 701, officials say

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Ten people were injured in a three-vehicle crash in the Loris area Monday morning, according to Horry County Fire Rescue.

Crews were called to a convenience store at 1798 N. Highway 701 about 7:30 a.m. after three vehicles crashed, including one that ran into the convenience store.

One person was ejected and transported by a helicopter with serious injuries, HCFR reports. Nine other patients were transported to the hospital and injuries are not life-threatening, officials said.

South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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