Motorcyclist killed after collision with bus in San Carlos Park

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SAN CARLOS PARK, Fla. A motorcyclist is dead after a crash at U.S. 41 and Constitution Boulevard, a San Carlos Park Fire Protection and Rescue Service District spokesperson said.

The motorcycle collided with a LeeTran bus, the Florida Highway Patrol said. No one on the bus was hurt, according to the district spokesperson.

The wreck happened just before 1 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Northbound traffic on U.S. 41 was blocked for about three hours before the road reopened.

Traffic was heavy on northbound Interstate 75 as drivers tried to avoid the backup, driver Marie Lapointe-Chism said.

The circumstances leading to the crash are unclear.

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