Motorcyclist killed in Titusville crash, police say

Motorcyclist identified by police as Justin Smith

TITUSVILLE, Fla. – A man was killed in a crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck, Titusville police said.

It happened Friday night at the intersection of Coquina and Washington avenues, or U.S. 1.

Police said the preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of a Toyota Tundra was traveling north on Washington Avenue.

The truck turned west toward Coquina Avenue and a motorcyclist who was traveling south on Washington Avenue struck the truck at the intersection, police said.

The motorcyclist, identified by police as Justin Smith, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said there were no other injuries.

An investigation of the traffic homicide is being conducted by the Titusville Police Department.