1 killed in Cape Coral motorcycle crash

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CAPE CORAL, Fla. — A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Saturday morning in the 3300 block of Del Prado Boulevard North.

Matthew Stephen Cusson, 28, of Cape Coral, was taken as a trauma-alert to a local hospital, but later succumbed to his injuries, the Cape Coral Police Department said.

Witnesses said Cusson was speeding down Del Prado Boulevard at nearly 100 mph. He continued to drive straight in a left turn lane and struck the outside curb.

Responding officers said Cusson was ejected from the motorcycle when it left the roadway.

The single-vehicle accident shut down the northbound lanes of Del Prado Boulevard for a couple of hours.

It is unknown if the crash is drug or alcohol related.

Cusson is a graduate of the Fort Myers Fire Academy.

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