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.
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.
Breaking: Florida Highway Patrol says troopers are on scene of a fatal crash in Volusia County at New York Avenue and the eastbound entrance ramp to I-4. The crash involves a vehicle vs a motorcycle and motorcyclist was pronounced deceased on scene. @news6wkmg— Molly Reed (@Mollyreednews) August 30, 2021