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      One person killed in Florence County motorcycle wreck

      The driver of a motorcycle was killed Monday after running off the road and into a ditch in Florence County, according to Lance Corporal Judd Jones with South Carolina Highway Patrol.

      The wreck happened on McCurdy Road around 3:30 p.m.

      Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken identified the victim as John Robert Stukas, 45, of Florence.

      Stukas was traveling north on McCurdy Road on a 1999 Harley Davidson when he went off the right side of the road and struck a ditch, Jones said.

      Stukas was pronounced dead at the scene.

      The wreck remains under investigation.