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Section of Colonial Drive closes after fatal motorcycle crash

FHP said the crash involved a motorcycle and another vehicle

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in the area of Colonial Drive and Avalon Boulevard in Orange County around 9:20 p.m. on Thursday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in the area of Colonial Drive and Avalon Boulevard in Orange County around 9:20 p.m. on Thursday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. (WKMG)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in the area of Colonial Drive and Avalon Boulevard in Orange County around 9:20 p.m. on Thursday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

FHP said the crash involved a motorcycle and another vehicle.

Investigators said Derek Meyers, 53, was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

The westbound lanes of Colonial Drive in the area were closed on Thursday night.

Troopers said Meyers was wearing a helmet and alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

This is a developing story. We will update this story as more information becomes available.


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