Motorcyclist, 24, dies after slamming into semi on I-95, troopers say

FHP: Victim thrown from motorcycle after hitting truck


BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A 24-year-old Rockledge man died early Sunday when his motorcycle collided with a semi truck on I-95 near Cocoa, according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the crash happened around 1 a.m., just south of State Road 520.

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The motorcyclist, identified as Tyler Barkley, was traveling south on I-95 when, for unknown reasons, the motorcycle struck the back of the semi, Florida Today reported. The motorcyclist was ejected and died at the scene, the report stated.

The crash remains under investigation.