Motorcyclist killed in crash on Florida's Turnpike in Okeechobee County

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Posted at 2:52 PM, Nov 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-14 14:52:09-05

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, Fla. — A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Okeechobee County Saturday night.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, a 30-year-old man from Clermont was traveling southbound on Florida's Turnpike at mile marker 186 at 11:50 p.m.

For unknown reasons, the driver lost control of his motorcycle and struck a car in front of him.

Following the collision, the motorcyclist fell onto the roadway, where he died from his injuries caused by the crash.

The case is pending investigation.