74-year-old Florida man killed in Lake County motorcycle crash

Fatal wreck investigated on County Road 42 near Maggie Jones Road

File photo of Florida Highway Patrol cruiser
File photo of Florida Highway Patrol cruiser (WJXT 2020)

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – A 74-year-old man was killed Sunday in a motorcycle crash in Lake County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The fatal wreck happened around 5:30 p.m. on County Road 42 near Maggie Jones Road.

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The FHP said the Summerfield man was traveling west on C.R. 42 when he failed to negotiate a curve and left the road.

The man, who was wearing a helmet, was ejected from the bike and was pronounced dead at the scene, the FHP said.

No other details have been released.


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