Cocoa, FL (June 26, 2019) - A motorcyclist is dead following a crash in the southbound lanes of US-1 in Cocoa. The crash took place around 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26th.
According to Yvonne Martinez, spokeswoman for the Cocoa Police Department, the motorcyclist was struck when a car traveling westbound on Highland Avenue turned directly into his path. The motorcyclist died shortly thereafter from his injuries. The driver of the vehicle was trapped and had to be extricated by rescue workers. The driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the crash. Neither the driver nor the deceased victim has been identified at this time.
Cocoa Police investigators are looking into the crash in an effort to determine which driver was a fault. There is no further information available.
There are approximately 600 motorcycle fatalities reported in Florida annually. In addition, thousands more will suffer serious injuries when involved in a motorcycle crash. The causes of motorcycle crashes vary but each crash must be carefully examined to determine how it took place. When a motorcycle is involved in a collision with another vehicle, the results are likely to be catastrophic. Our condolences go out to the family of the motorcyclist who was killed in this tragic crash.
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