Motorcyclist dies in Vero Beach crash on Friday

Posted at 1:14 PM, Jul 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-01 13:14:43-04

VERO BEACH, Fla. -- A Vero Beach man died Friday night in a motorcycle crash.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, 57-year-old Bruce Kenneth Schmaling was driving his 2005 Suzuki motorcycle eastbound on Aviation Boulevard when a 2001 Honda Accord turned in front of him.

Schmaling was ejected from the motorcycle. He was not wearing a helmet, according to FHP.

Emergency crews transported him to Lawnwood Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 7:15 p.m.

FHP says charges are pending against the driver of the Honda Accord.