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Motorcyclist dies in Okeechobee County after crashing into truck

Posted at 10:16 AM, Mar 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-05 10:52:28-04

A motorcyclist died Saturday afternoon after crashing into a truck in Okeechobee County.

Florida Highway Patrol says 70-year old Ricky Pruitt of Okeechobee was driving a 2000 Honda CN250 motorcycle southbound on U.S. Highway 441 at 1:34 p.m.

Pruitt failed to observe slowing traffic ahead and collided with the rear of a Ford F150 truck.

Pruitt died as a result of his injuries. FHP says he was not wearing a helmet.