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.
The FHP, Marion County Sheriff’s Office, and Marion County Fire Rescue responded to the wreck, which remains under investigation.
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