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      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.