Motorcyclist killed in rear-end crash in Orange County, troopers say

Fatal crash happened near East Colonial, Bonneville drives

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A motorcyclist died Tuesday night after striking the back of a car in Orange County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said a car heading west on East Colonial Drive made a U-turn near Bonneville Drive around 10:40 p.m. and was struck from behind by a 25-year-old Orlando man riding a motorcycle.

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Officials said the motorcyclist was traveling at a high rate of speed and failed to slow down before hitting the vehicle.

The man was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

The crash remains under investigation.

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