Motorcyclist killed in crash on West Colonial Drive in Orlando, police say

Victim ID’d as 33-year-old Devon Dorsey, of Longwood

Crash at the intersection of West Colonial and Ferguson Drives (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

ORLANDO, Fla. – A motorcyclist died Tuesday morning after a crash on West Colonial Drive in Orlando, according to police.

Orlando police said the motorcyclist, 33-year-old Devon Dorsey, of Longwood, died in the crash, which happened around 9:20 a.m. near the intersection of West Colonial and Ferguson drives.

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Investigators said the crash involved a motorcycle and another vehicle, but did not offer further detail about how the crash happened.

Police did not say what type of vehicle the other driver was operating, however, pictures from the scene showed a dark blue coupe with damage to the front and driver’s side.

Dorsey was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Investigators have not said if the other driver could face charges.

The crash shut down three lanes of West Colonial Drive while officers investigated.


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