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Motorcyclist fatally struck while running red light in Osceola, troopers say

1 other person injured

Motorcycle, vehicle involved in fatal crash at Narcoossee Road and Thompkins Drive on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021. (Image: Sky 6) (WKMG)

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Osceola County involving a motorcycle and one other vehicle.

According to the Highway Patrol, the crash took place around 11:40 a.m. Monday on Narcoossee Road and Thompkins Drive.

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Records show a 68-year-old St. Cloud man on a motorcycle ran a red light at the intersection, which caused the front of an SUV to hit the right side of the motorcycle.

Troopers said the man was ejected from the motorcycle. He wasn’t wearing a helmet, according to the report.

The motorcyclist, whose name has not yet been released, was taken to a St. Cloud hospital, where he died, troopers said.

The 44-year-old driving the SUV suffered minor injuries.