Update: One person dead after crash near Myrtle Beach Mall

The man who died of injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash on U.S. 17 near S.C. 22 Friday evening has been identified by the Horry County Coroner's Office as Thomas Martin, 52, of Henderson, N.C.

The crash involved multiple motorcycles and vehicles and backed up traffic in both directions near Myrtle Beach Mall, according to the Horry County Joint Information Center. The crash remains under investigation by the S.C. Highway Patrol.