Motorcyclist killed in deadly Bee Ridge crash with Port Charlotte woman

Writer: Paul Dolan
Published: Updated:
Photo via CBS News.

A Port Charlotte woman was involved in a deadly crash with a 20-year-old male motorcyclist in Sarasota County Saturday evening.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the 31-year-old woman from Port Charlotte was driving a Jeep going West on Bee Ridge Road in the left turn lane nearing I-75.

The motorcyclist, riding a Harley Davidson, was going East on Bee Ridge Road. He was in the center lane also nearing I-75.

The woman in the Jeep tried turning left to get on the I-75 entrance ramp.

That’s when the front of the Harley Davidson crashed into the side of the Jeep.

The 20-year-old motorcyclist was critically injured and transported to a hospital. Later, he was pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation.

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