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LEESBURG, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash in Lake County Tuesday morning that left a motorcyclist dead, WKMG reports.

The incident took place on County Road 452 near Sandpiper Drive in Leesburg.  A Kawasaki motorcycle collided with a Hyundai Sonata at that location at about 11:51 a.m., according to state troopers.

The operator of the motorcycle died after being transported to AdventHealth Waterman.  The driver of the Sonata and a passenger were not injured and stayed at the scene.


OCALA, FL – A motorcycle and a pickup truck were involved in a fatal collision in southwest Ocala on the morning of Oct. 28, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The Ocala News reported details of the incident, which occurred in the area of SW 60th Avenue and SW 66th Street.

State troopers said a motorcyclist was going south on SW 60th Street and was approaching the intersection at about 10 a.m.  At about the same time, the driver of the pickup truck entered the intersection and started to make a left turn.  The front of the motorcycle hit the right front passenger side of the pickup, with the truck ending up on SW 66th Street while the bike came to rest in the intersection.


HUDSON, FL – One person was killed and four others injured in a collision in Hernando County on Saturday afternoon, according to a WFLA report.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Fort Dade Avenue and East Avenue.  The Florida Highway Patrol said the driver of a Dodge Journey SUV went through a stop sign at that location, and was struck by a motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 53-year-old Hudson man, was declared dead after being taken to an area hospital. His passenger, a 40-year-old woman from Largo, was hospitalized with serious injuries.


SPRING HILL, FL –  The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a collision that killed a teenage motorcyclist in Spring Hill on Sunday night.

WFLA reports details of the incident that occurred in the vicinity of Devlin Street and Cortez Boulevard.

According to the FHP’s investigation, a 57-year-old woman was driving an SUV shortly after 10 p.m. when she drove through a stop sign without yielding and struck the 18-year-old motorcycle rider.  He was ejected from the motorcycle and collided with a pickup truck that was parked outside a bar on Cortez Boulevard.


LAKE COUNTY, FL – A collision in Lake County on Monday afternoon claimed the life of an elderly motorcycle rider, WKMG reports.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the victim was an 84-year-old man from Leesburg.  The FHP’s investigation found that he was riding east on El Presidente Boulevard near U.S. Highway 27 at about 2:09 p.m.  The motorcyclist failed to stop for a stop sign while trying to make a left turn near the intersection, and entered the path of a Toyota Corolla heading south on U.S. Highway 27.

The front of the car collided with the left side of the bike.  The motorcyclist was pronounced dead after being taken to an area hospital.  The driver of the Corolla, a 31-year-old woman from Georgia, was not injured.


MARION COUNTY, FL – An accident in Marion County Tuesday night claimed the life of a motorcycle rider, WKMG reports.

The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene on County Road 464B near NW 157th Court after the crash occurred at about 10:45 p.m.

According to state troopers, a man was riding a motorcycle westbound when he failed to negotiate a curve.  The bike went over the center line, onto a shoulder, and then crashed into a tree.


LAKE COUNTY, FL – State troopers are investigating a fatal collision between a motorcycle and a pickup truck in Lake County on Sunday afternoon.

A report by WKMG states that the accident happened on County Road 44A near Bill Collins Road at about 1:30 p.m.

The Florida Highway Patrol said a man was driving a Ducati motorcycle behind a Chevrolet pickup truck with a trailer as both were going south on County Road 44A.  The motorcycle rider tried to pass the Chevrolet in a no-passing zone as the pickup driver was making a left turn onto Bill Collins Road.


NEW PORT RICHEY, FL – A motorcycle and an SUV were involved in a deadly collision at an intersection in Pasco County Tuesday morning, reports WTVT.

The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene at Trouble Creek Road and Whitetail Lane in New Port Richey.

According to the FHP, the driver of an SUV going eastbound on Whitetail Lane stopped at the intersection.  The vehicle then turned into the path of a motorcycle that was speeding in the eastbound lanes of Trouble Creek Road, and the vehicles collided.


LARGO, FL – A rear-end collision in Pinellas County on Friday night left a motorcyclist with life-threatening injuries, Largo Patch reports.

Police responded to the scene on Indian Rocks Road near Bluffs Drive in Largo after the accident was reported just after 9:30 p.m.

Officers determined that the operator of a 2022 Indian Scout motorcycle crashed into the back of a Lexus Rx350 going north on Indian Rocks Road.  The motorcycle rider was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg with severe injuries.  Police said he was not wearing a helmet at the time.


MARION COUNTY, FL – An accident in Marion County on Monday afternoon left a motorcyclist dead, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

A report by the Ocala News said the accident happened as the motorcyclist was driving along Interstate 75 shortly before 5 p.m.  State troopers said the man was going at a high rate of speed near mile marker 372 when he collided with the back of a sedan and lost control of the bike.

The motorcyclist, a 36-year-old Reddick man, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver of the sedan, a 20-year-old man from Fort Myers, was not injured.

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