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FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - A Florence man who was driving a Can Am three-wheeled motorcycle was killed when the vehicle slammed into the back of a stopped tractor trailer, the SC Highway Patrol said Wednesday.

The incident happened at 6:48 pm Wednesday in the westbound lanes of US 76 at Francis Marion University, said Trooper Sonny Collins.

The tractor trailer slowed down for a stoplight there and the motorcycle did not slow down and hit the rear of the tractor trailer, Collins and Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken said.

According to Florence County Coroner Keith Von Lutken, the driver of the motorcycle was a 32-year-old Richard Keith McCaskill of Florence. McCaskill was not wearing a helmet, Collins said.

No charges are expected against the tractor trailer driver, who was not injured.

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