One dead in motorcycle crash in Florence County

One man died after a motorcycle crash in Florence County Wednesday evening.

The victim is Richard Keith McCaskill, 32, according to Coroner Keith Von Lutcken.

An 18-wheeler was traveling west on Highway 76 in front of Francis Marion University when it slowed down for a traffic light, Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said.

McCaskill was driving a 2012 Can Am three wheel motorcycle and hit the rear of the tractor trailer, according to Collins.

McCaskill was on his way back from Myrtle Beach and was not wearing a helmet, Lutcken added. He was pronounced dead on scene.

The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured and will not be charged.