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Motorcyclist dies in crash with SUV

Posted at 10:57 PM, Nov 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-12 19:01:55-05

The driver of a motorcycle died Saturday in a crash with an SUV at the intersection of Lantana Road and Lake Osborne Drive near Lake Worth.

A passenger on the motorcycle was transported to an area hospital.

The crash happened before 5 p.m. Saturday, closing a westbound portion of Lantana Road.

Florida Highway Patrol and the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office responded.

FHP says 32-year-old Patricio Romulo Da Cunha of Boynton Beach was traveling west on Lantana Road when he struck a vehicle that was traveling eastbound on Lantana Road and turning onto Lake Osborne Drive.

Both the driver and passenger of the motorcycle were ejected from the vehicle. Da Cunha was pronounced dead at the scene.