Motorcyclist killed in North Fort Myers crash

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Credit: CBS

A 51-year-old motorcyclist from Venice was killed early Sunday in a crash in North Fort Myers.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the motorcyclist was traveling north at a high rate of speed on North Cleveland Avenue, just south of North Fork Drive, as an SUV was making a left turn out of the RaceTrac. As the SUV entered the median, the motorcyclist swerved left and collided with the SUV, troopers said.

The motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from the bike. He died at the scene.

The 64-year-old driver of the SUV was not injured.

The Florida Highway Patrol no longer releases the names of those involved in crashes, citing Marsy’s Law.

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