Motorcyclist killed in crash near Pine Hills, troopers say

Crash reported at Silver Star Road and Kingsland Avenue

A Sky 6 aerial view of a crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV in Pine Hills on March 16, 2021. (Image: Sky 6/WKMG)
A Sky 6 aerial view of a crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV in Pine Hills on March 16, 2021. (Image: Sky 6/WKMG) (WKMG 2021)

ORLANDO, Fla. – A 20-year-old motorcycle rider was killed Tuesday afternoon following a crash in the Orlando area of Pine Hills, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The two-vehicle crash involving the motorcycle and an SUV happened around 3 p.m. at Silver Star Road and Kingsland Avenue, FHP Lt. Kim Montes said.

The motorcycle rider was pronounced dead at the crash scene.

The rider has not been identified yet.

FHP said a 47-year-old Orlando woman was heading westbound on Silver Star Road and the motorcyclist was heading eastbound on Silver Star Road.

The driver of the SUV attempted to make a left turn to go south on Kingsland Avenue, according to FHP.

Investigators said the front of the motorcycle hit the right side of the SUV.

The motorcyclist was ejected off of the bike and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to investigators.

The crash remains under investigation.

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