Port Charlotte woman dies after being hit by motorcycle in Charlotte County

Writer: Matthew Seaver
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A woman from Port Charlotte is dead after she was hit by a motorcycle on US-41 in Port Charlotte on Saturday night.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the 73-year-old woman was crossing US-41 when a motorcycle traveling south near Harbor Boulevard overturned and hit the woman.

Troopers say the two people who were on the motorcycle are seriously hurt.

US-41 southbound was closed while troopers investigated the crash.

FHP did not say what led the motorcycle to crash before it hit the woman who died. They are still investigating.

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