Motorcyclist identified after fatal crash with a school bus

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Site of the crash in Bonita Springs. (Credit: Google Maps)
Site of the crash in Bonita Springs. (Credit: Google Maps)

A man has died after crashing his motorcycle into the back of a stopped school bus on Pennsylvania Avenue Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Ignacio Juan Pedro, 22, of Bonita Springs, was traveling west on Pennsylvania Avenue approaching Playa Del Ray Lane.

A school bus was stopped facing west near Playa Del Ray Lane unloading students from the bus with its lights activated, the FHP report said.

Pedro continued traveling west and struck the left rear of the school bus, causing him to fall off the bike and it went on to collide into a third vehicle.

Pedro was pronounced dead at the scene. The bus driver and driver and passenger in the third vehicle suffered no injuries.

According to FHP, there were approximately 20 to 25 students on the school bus at the time of the accident, no students were injured.

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