Motorcycle crash in Orange County kills 1

One person is dead and another is hospitalized after an accident along South Goldenrod Road close to the intersection at Lake Underhill Road Thursday morning, as indicated by Orange County Fire Rescue. Emergency response said the accident, which occurred at 10:30 a.m., included a motorcycle and a car. As indicated by Florida Highway Patrol, the vehicle was turning onto Goldenrod Road, from SR 408. Simultaneously, Troopers said the motorcyclist was riding northward on Goldenrod.

The car’s driver lost control of his vehicle, hopped the middle median, and stuck the motorcyclist, as per the FHP report. A utility pole was knocked down during the accident. The bike rider, a 38-year-old from Kissimmee, died during the accident, while the other driver, a 26-year-old from Orlando, was not severely harmed. No names have been given out.

The bike rider was not wearing a helmet, as per the report.

FHP said the reason for the wreck is being investigated and charges are forthcoming against the driver of the vehicle.

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