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Myrtle Beach dad dies after shooting and crash in Socastee

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Police investigate crash on Socastee Blvd. Police investigate crash on Socastee Blvd.
Hamlet (left) and Stevenson (Source: Horry County Police) Hamlet (left) and Stevenson (Source: Horry County Police)
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -

 South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers and Horry County police have now opened lanes along the Socastee Boulevard section of S.C. Highway 707 Tuesday morning following a deadly crash.

A dad from Myrtle Beach who worked at Zaxby's died at the scene of the crash, which happened near two Kangaroo gas stations on the road around 5 a.m.

UPDATE: Police look for 2 men in connection with fatal shooting/crash in Socastee

 Lieutenant Robert Kegler with Horry County Police tells News13 a shooting on Luttie Road earlier Tuesday morning led to the wreck.

According to Lt.  Kegler one person was wounded in that shooting, though not seriously. Four people were involved in the collision and police are still searching for two people.

Horry County Police Officials say they are looking for Michael Scott Stevenson, 27, from High Point, NC and Ronald Terrel Hamlet, 28, both are wanted for attempted murder and armed robbery.

Horry County police said South Carolina Highway Patrol are helping re-construct the collision of the two cars, and police believe the crash was intentional, said Kegler.

Horry County deputy coroner Darris Fowler identified the deceased as Elvan Douglas, 35, of Myrtle Beach.

Douglas was the father of three children and worked as the site manager for the Zaxby's near Myrtlewood Golf Club along the 17 Bypass, according to his Facebook account information and a company profile of Zaxby's.

He attended NC A&T University in Greensboro, NC, and Northern High School in Durham, NC, according to his Facebook page.

An autopsy will be performed Tuesday afternoon.

Count on News13 and wbtw.com for more information as soon as it's available.

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