OCALA, FL – The Ocala Police Department released details of a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred on College Road Saturday night.
According to investigators, the driver of a Chevy Suburban was leaving a restaurant and attempting to travel east on SW College Road when the vehicle pulled directly into the path of a motorcycle going west in the center lane.
The front of the motorcycle hit the left rear side of the Suburban, and both the motorcycle driver and passenger were ejected. The motorcycle driver, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead at 9:15 a.m. the following morning at an area hospital. The passenger was hospitalized with injuries that were not life-threatening. Both riders were reported to have been wearing their helmets. The occupants of the Suburban were not injured.
Police are continuing their investigation into the crash.
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