Motorcyclist killed in I-4 crash near Fairbanks ID'd
FHP says Brandon Lawless died in wreck
WINTER PARK, Fla. – A 37-year-old motorcyclist was killed early Friday in a crash on Interstate 4 in Winter Park, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
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Troopers said Brandon Lawless, of Orlando, died in the crash, which happened around 1 a.m. on I-4 east near Fairbanks Avenue.
The FHP said Lawless was traveling in the inside lane of I-4 east and failed to notice that a tractor-trailer was stopped in traffic. Lawless' bike struck the back of the big rig, ejecting him onto I-4, the FHP said.
Lawless, who was not wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to troopers.
The driver of the big rig was not injured.
Lawless' motorcycle came to rest after striking a construction vehicle that was working in the area, the FHP said. The construction worker was not hurt.
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