Ocala, FL (June 28, 2019) - A motorcyclist is dead after a crash on State Road 40 in Ocala. The crash occurred on Friday, June 28th, around 2:30 p.m.
According to reports from the scene, a 2017 Honda Pilot, driven by 42-year-old Lauren Swearingen, was traveling east on SR 40. The Pilot slowed for traffic at a light on Southwest 110th Avenue. A 2006 Harley Davidson Ultra was traveling in the eastbound lanes of SR 40 when it came upon Swearingen's vehicle. The motorcyclist lost control before falling from the bike and sliding into the SUV.
The motorcyclist, who has not been identified was pronounced dead on the scene. The Marion County Fire Rescue assisted with the cleanup and crash investigation. No further details have been released at this time.
Our sympathies are with the victim's family in this tragic Ocala motorcycle crash. Florida is at or near the top of national statistics in reported motorcycle fatalities. In recent years, there have been more than 500 fatal motorcycle crashes reported in our state. Those who find themselves involved in a motorcycle accident are highly likely to experience serious injuries as a result.
At Rubenstein Law, we can help if you have been hurt in a motorcycle crash. We know that your medical bills and stress can pile up in the immediate aftermath of a crash. We are here to protect your legal rights and obtain the compensation you deserve. For your free consultation and case evaluation, please give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal. We are standing by 24/7, waiting to hear from you
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