Florence, South Carolina 2021-04-19 07:52:14 –
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (WBTW) – Riders honored Jacob Hancher, a fallen Myrtle Beach police officer, at a special event called “Cycle for 374.”
Hancher was only 23 years old when he was shot dead on duty in October. He was honored to ride a 37.4 mile bike on Saturday. Number 374 was the hunter’s badge number.
“I think it’s a great way to honor him, and it’s really heartwarming to see all these people come together to ride this ride in honor of him,” said Hancher’s mother, Sae Yamamoto Williams. Said.
More than 50 riders rushed to cheer us on.
“This is a good expression for all officers, not just Hancher officers. Look at this. This is great,” said cyclist Ron Sebastiani.
Edith Ramana says he organized the event in honor of Hancher. She wants to make this special event a reality, even though she has never met him.
“We all love cycling and we understand that he’s also crazy about fitness. I’ve put together this event and this ride for him, supporting the Myrtle Beach Police Station and the cycling community. And I wanted to love Myrtle Beach, “Ramana said.
“I was really looking forward to this. I’m really excited to see everyone here. How excited are you all to participate in this? I think it’s a great compliment.” Williams said.
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