Motorcyclist killed in crash in Edgewood
Crash happened around 9:10 p.m. Thursday
EDGEWOOD, Fla. – A motorcyclist was killed and a driver was critically injured in a crash in Edgewood, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
FHP said the crash happened in the area of Hansel Avenue and Mary Jess Road around 9:10 p.m. on Thursday.
According to the crash report, a 72-year-old woman was driving a Toyota Prius east on Mary Jess Road and was trying to cross Hansel Avenue when Kevin Samms, 41, who was riding north on Hansel, slammed into the right side of the woman’s vehicle and ended up inside of it. The impact of the crash also caused the woman’s Prius to flip onto its side, according to the report.
Samms was going above the posted speed limit at the time of the crash, troopers said. He died at the scene.
The driver of the Prius remains in critical condition at Orlando Regional Medical Center.
The investigation is ongoing.
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