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Coroner IDs victim of fatal crash near Myrtle Beach Mall

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A North Carolina man died following a vehicle accident near Myrtle Beach Mall, said Tamara Willard, deputy coroner.

This is the second fatal accident to happen Friday.

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Thomas Martin, Jr., 52, Henderson, NC, died of injuries sustained in the vehicle collision, said Michelle McSpadden, deputy coroner. 

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

Traffic on Highway 17 near SC 22 was gridlocked in both directions for many hours.

The accident happened just before 9 p.m. Friday. 

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