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.