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88-year-old Stuart man killed in Martin County motorcycle crash

Posted at 9:04 PM, Nov 25, 2019

MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. — An 88-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash Monday afternoon in Martin County.

The crash happened at 2:43 p.m. at the intersection of Cove Road and Kanner Highway.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the victim, Paul Ryan of Stuart, was riding his 1985 Yamaha motorcycle east on Kanner Highway when for unknown reasons was rear-ended by a 2005 Chrysler Pacifica driven by 34-year-old Richard McGinnis of Port St. Lucie.

Ryan was transported to Martin Memorial South where he was later pronounced dead. McGinnis suffered minor injuries and was taken to Martin South.

Martin County Sheriff's Office and Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene.

The crash is under investigation.