SUMTER COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a motorcycle and a pickup truck were involved in a fatal collision in Sumter County on Tuesday night.
WKMG reports the accident took place in the area of County Road 466 and County Road 223 at about 8:30 p.m. According to the FHP, the driver of a pickup truck going west on County Road 466 made a left turn and entered the path of a motorcycle, causing the motorcycle to strike the front right side of the pickup.
The motorcycle rider was pronounced dead after being transported to an area hospital. Troopers said the victim was a 44-year-old man from Wildwood. The driver of the pickup truck, a 42-year-old Wildwood man, sustained minor injuries.