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WATCH: Putting Sullivan's Island's drones to the test in search scenarios

In this ABC News 4 special report, Alex Heaton puts the Town of Sullivan's Island's drone technology to the test, to see just how effective it could be in finding a missing person. (WCIV)

Lowcountry beaches will be packed for Memorial Day Weekend, but a family’s fun in the sun could turn to panic, or even heartbreak in the blink of an eye.

But Sullivan’s Island’s fire and police departments have the use of a second set of eyes, if a child should end up missing on the beach.

In this ABC News 4 special report, Alex Heaton put the beach town’s technology to the test, to see just how effective it could be in finding a missing person.

Watch the video above to see the full story.

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