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Coroner identifies man killed when truck rear-ends tractor trailer

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ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

The Orangeburg County Coroner's Office has identified the man killed after troopers say he rear-ended a semi with his pickup Thursday afternoon in Santee.

The victim was identified as 50-year-old Lesesne Floyd Kennedy, of Summerton.

Troopers say the wreck happened around 4:35 p.m. on Highway 301 at Bass Drive in Santee.

The driver of a tractor-trailer was heading north on Highway 301 and came to a stop. Kennedy's 2004 Ford pickup truck ran into the rear of the big rig, troopers said.. 

Kennedy was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene.

Troopers say the 36-year-old driver of the 18-wheeler was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.

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