19-year-old Arcadia motorcyclist killed in crash on US-17, under investigation

Writer: Paul Dolan
Published: Updated:

A 19-year-old Arcadia man riding a motorcycle died in a crash on US-17 late Monday morning.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the motorcyclist was on US-17, navigating a right curve while heading north and nearing the Northeast Arcadia Avenue intersection.

Meanwhile, a semi-truck was stopped in a driveway on US-17. The semi-truck tried turning left onto southbound US 17.

The front of the motorcycle crashed with the left rear drive axle of the semi-truck.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation, including the pre-crash speed of the motorcycle.

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