SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – A 24-year-old Orlando man was killed Thursday morning in a crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck on State Road 417 in Seminole County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The fatal wreck occurred around 8 a.m. on S. R. 417 south near Rinehart Road. All southbound lanes of SR-417 were shut down in the area, but they were later reopened.
The FHP said the motorcyclist was southbound on S.R. 417 and collided with the left side of the pickup, which was entering the toll road from Rinehart Road.
The motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown over a guardrail and into the tree line, the FHP said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to an FHP crash report.
The driver of the pickup, a 41-year-old Deltona man, was not injured, according to the FHP.
Troopers are investigating which driver caused the crash, the FHP report said.