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Port Charlotte, FL - Motorcyclist Killed in Accident on Edgewater Dr.

Port Charlotte, FL (March 23, 2023) - A motorcyclist was killed in a crash that took place in Port Charlotte on Wednesday night, March 22nd. The accident occurred around 10:30 p.m. on Edgewater Drive. 

Police say that a 28-year-old man from Punta Gorda was traveling eastbound Edgewater approaching the intersection with Severin Road. At the same time, a 52-year-old Port Charlotte man was operating a vehicle on Severin Road. The motorcycle was hit by the SUV and sustained heavy damage. The rider died at a local hospital.  No one else was injured in the accident.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

Motorcycle accidents in Florida claim the lives of about 500 people on a yearly basis. In addition, thousands more will be hurt. Most motorcycle crashes are caused by negligent or careless driving, often by the other driver involved in the accident.

Our thoughts and condolences go out to the victim's family in the aftermath of this deadly motorcycle accident in Port Charlotte.

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