Motorcyclist killed in fiery Pine Hills crash, FHP says
Troopers investigate wreck on Silver Star Road
PINE HILLS, Fla. – A motorcyclist was killed early Monday in a fiery crash in Orange County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
The crash was reported around 3:40 a.m. on Silver Star Road at Coast Line Drive near Pine Hills Road in Pine Hills.
The FHP said a man was riding a Suzuki motorcycle east on Silver Star Road and struck the right side of a 1998 Ford pickup truck that was making a left turn onto Coast Line Drive.
The motorcycle erupted in flames, troopers said. Cellphone video (watch above) from a witness shows the bike fully engulfed in flames.
The motorcyclist has not been identified, the FHP said.
The driver of the pickup, a 46-year-old DeLand man, was not injured, the FHP said.
Eastbound lanes of Silver Star Road were closed in the area but later reopened.
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An investigation is ongoing.
BREAKING: FHP on scene of a fatal crash. Appears three cars involved on Silver Star Road. Troopers have EB lanes near Coast Line Dr shutdown. WB lanes are open to drivers. @news6wkmg @TrooperSteve_ pic.twitter.com/47CStxG0On— Ezzy Castro (@EzzyCastro) April 23, 2018
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