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Pair dies in Okeechobee County motorcycle crash

Posted at 12:00 PM, Apr 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-15 12:00:57-04

Two people died after the motorcycle they were riding on crash in Okeechobee County Saturday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Christopher and Belinda Biedenkapp of North Port, Florida were heading west on State Road 70 when their motorcycle went out of control, FHP said.

Both either fell or were thrown from the motorcycle when it overturned after it traveled across a grassy median and the eastbound lanes of State Road 70, a traffic report stated.

The were taken to Raulerson Hospital where they died, FHP said.

Investigators are still looking into the cause of the crash.

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