Motorcyclist dies after crash in St. Lucie County

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - According to a Florida Highway Patrol release, a motorcyclist involved in a crash at the intersection of Indrio Road and Johnston Road in St. Lucie County, was taken to Lawnwood Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday.

The driver of a Dodge pickup was traveling eastbound on Indrio Road attempting to turn left onto Johnston Road, stated the release.

The motorcyclist was traveling westbound on Indrio Road. The pickup driver failed to see the motorcyclist turning left. The report states the motorcyclist laid down the bike and the pickup drove over the motorcyclist.

The eastbound lane of Indrio Road was shut down while law enforcement investigated. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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