Hernando County, FL (July 5, 2021) - A 26-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash that took place in Hernando County early Monday morning. The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. on Ridge Manor Boulevard near Knollwood Drive.
According to police, the motorcyclist was riding eastbound on Ridge Manor when he collided with a pickup truck driven by a 28-year-old man from Dade City. The motorcyclist, who was not identified, died at the accident scene. The pickup driver, who was also not identified, suffered minor injuries in the collision. There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed in connection with the crash. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the collision.
No further information is available.
Motorcycle accidents in Florida can be a very devastating event for both the victim as well as their families. While motorcycles account for less than 5% of all reported Florida traffic accidents, motorcycle crashes account for about 20% of all total traffic fatalities. A Florida motorcycle crash happens very suddenly and motorcyclists are often killed as a result of being the victim of a negligent driver.
Our condolences go out to the victim's family in the aftermath of this motorcycle crash in Hernando County.
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