MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A motorcyclist was killed after crashing into a semi-truck in Ocala around 2 p.m. on Wednesday, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.
FHP said a 40-year-old Ocala man driving a semi-truck was blocking the southbound lanes of U.S. 441 near 56th Street after leaving a parking lot.
Investigators said a 19-year-old man Ocala man was driving southbound in a Honda Civic U.S. 441.
Troopers said a man driving a motorcycle was heading southbound on U.S. 441.
The driver of the Civic could not stop in time and collided with the semi-truck, according to FHP.
The driver of a motorcycle could not stop in time and collided with the semi-truck, according to investigators.
The motorcyclist was declared dead at the scene, according to troopers.
The name of the victim has not been released at this time.