TITUSVILLE, Fla. – A motorcyclist died Wednesday afternoon after crashing into the side of a van as both vehicles were going through an intersection, according to the Titusville Police Department.
The crash happened at the intersection of South Washington Avenue and Harrison Street at about 2:10 p.m.
A man driving a driving a 2000 Suzuki VZ800 road cruiser motorcycle was traveling southbound on South Washington Avenue when he sped up in reaction to a light turning yellow and crashed into the side of a 2011 Dodge Caravan that was making a left turn onto Harrison Street, according to a news release.
The motorcyclist was taken to an area hospital where he died at 4:15 p.m.
The driver of the van, 76-year-old Ralph Paul Franz, was not injured, police said.
The crash is under investigation.