Motorcyclist dies after being hit by van in Brevard County, troopers say

Officials say the crash occurred on SR 520 near Plumosa Street


BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A man is dead after he was hit by a van while riding his motorcycle, according to officials from the Florida Highway Patrol. 

Authorities said the crash occurred Sunday just after 11 a.m. in Brevard County near Plumosa Street.

Troopers said Francis Lovvorn, 59, of Cocoa, was attempting to make a right turn west onto State Road 520 from a parking lot when he traveled into the direct path of a 2014 Dodge van, officials said.

FHP officials said Lovvorn died after being taken to Cape Canaveral Hospital. The driver of the van was not injured.

Troopers said the crash is under investigation.

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