SUMTER COUNTY, FL – A collision in Sumter County Wednesday morning claimed the life of a motorcycle rider, reports WKMG.
The Florida Highway Patrol said the 65-year-old motorcyclist was riding west on State Road 44 near County Road 44A when the accident happened at about 5:50 a.m. According to the FHP, a 44-year-old man from the Villages was riding behind the motorcycle when he rear-ended the bike.
The motorcyclist, a resident of Bushnell, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The westbound lanes of State Road 44 were shut down for the crash investigation.
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