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Fatal Florence County motorcycle crash victim ID'd

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FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) The victim in a fatal motorcycle accident in Florence County Wednesday night has been identified.

According to the Florence County Coroner's Office, 36-year-old Joseph Clinton Gaskins of Effingham died after crashing his motorcycle into the back of a parked 18-wheeler.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated the accident near Scranton in Florence County.  Gaskins seemingly hit the back of a tractor trailer that had been parked on the side of West Lee Flowers Road. 

The accident happened around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday and remains under investigation. 

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