News: Motorcycle and pickup involved in fatal collision in SW Ocala


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.

The motorcyclist, a 25-year-old Ocala man, was pronounced dead at the scene.  He was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.  The pickup driver, a 63-year-old Belleview man, was not injured.

At the law firm of Whittel & Melton, our Marion County Motorcycle Accident Attorneys are here to help if you or a loved one have been involved in a motorcycle crash. We fight for the rights of motorcycle injury victims and will work hard to help you recover the full and fair financial compensation that you deserve.  We can be reached online or by phone at 866-608-5529 to schedule a free consultation.


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