Fatal motorcycle wreck blocks US-41


EVERGLADES, Fla. – One man is dead after a single-vehicle crash on US-41 on Thursday.

Patrick McAdam, 56, of Marco Island was riding his motorcycle next to his friend when he lost control on a curve, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

McAdam hit the guardrail and was ejected. His motorcycle continued without him for another 600 feet, also smashing into a guardrail.

Witnesses saw the incident outside the entry of Corey’s Airboat Tours and tried to help.

The road was partially blocked while FHP investigated.

McAdam was a retired officer from the New England area.

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