16-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash at I-4 ramp in Volusia County, troopers say

Florida troopers investigate fatal wreck

Motorcyclist killed in crash on New York Avenue at I-4 ramp in Volusia County (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando)

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A 16-year-old motorcyclist was killed Monday in a two-vehicle crash in Volusia County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal wreck was reported at 11:45 a.m. on New York Avenue at the eastbound entrance ramp to I-4.

According to the crash report, the rider was driving east on State Road 44 and the 79-year-old driver of a sedan was going west. A witness who spoke to troopers said the motorcyclist was traveling over the posted speed limit when the driver of the sedan attempted to turn left into the path of the motorcycle.

The motorcycle hit the right side of the sedan.

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The FHP said the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The 79-year-old sedan driver was uninjured, according to the report.

The crash remains under investigation.

Volusia County School officials confirmed the teen was a student enrolled in the school district.

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