Motorcyclist fatally crashes into tree in New Smyrna Beach, police say
Cops: Mattheu Laurell wasn't wearing helmet
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – A motorcyclist was killed Thursday when he struck a tree off North Riverside Drive.
Police said 30-year-old Mattheu W. Laurrell was traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a palm tree.
The palm tree split in half and Laurell was killed. He was reportedly not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
Police continue investigating the crash.
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