DAYTONA BEACH — A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a pickup truck Sunday, making him the world’s sixth bike fatality throughout Bike Week 2022.
The crash occurred on the final day of the occasion at round 11:30 a.m. at Ridgewood and Mason avenues in Daytona Seashore. The rider died on the scene, police stated.
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The closely broken bike lay within the highway in entrance of the pickup truck; the rider’s helmet was not removed from the crash.
Sunday’s fatality was the fifth reported in Volusia County. A sixth motorcyclist, a Palm Coast man, was additionally killed in a crash in St. Johns County in the course of the 10-day Daytona Bike Week.
The primary two bike fatalities had been reported by the Florida Freeway Patrol on March 5. That crash occurred at 10:35 p.m. at West New York Avenue/State Highway 44 and Eau Claire Avenue close to DeLand.
In that accident, troopers stated a Toyota Corolla pushed by a 41-year-old Orlando man left the eastbound lane of SR 44 and plowed into two of three bikes that had been westbound on the identical highway.
The motive force of 1 bike and his passenger had been killed within the wreck and the driving force of a second bike suffered severe accidents, investigating troopers stated.
The motive force of the third bike tried to keep away from getting hit and laid the bike within the highway. He suffered minor accidents, troopers stated.
Troopers responded to a second bike fatality on March 9. A Volusia County deputy stumbled on the crash on Pioneer Path close to New Smyrna round 4:30 a.m. The bike ran off the highway and struck a culvert, ejecting the rider, a 42-year-old man from Pembroke Pines, the FHP stated.
On March 7, Port Orange police responded to a 3rd bike fatality. Police Sgt. William Harrison stated the crash occurred within the 1700 block of Dunlawton Avenue round 4:12 p.m. Police stated the rider died on the scene of the crash.
Additionally on March 7, a 39-year-old Palm Coast motorcyclist died after hitting an SUV on the intersection of State Highway 206 and U.S. 1 in St. Johns County, in accordance with the FHP.
This text initially appeared on The Daytona Seashore Information-Journal: Daytona Bike Week: Six motorcyclists killed in Florida throughout occasion