Motorcyclist dies after crash with fence in Lake County, FHP says

52-year-old man died at the hospital, troopers say

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GROVELAND, Fla. – A motorcyclist died Sunday after a crash with a fence in Lake County that morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The 52-year-old man crashed at Austin Merritt Road and Dusty Lane and was taken to the hospital where he later died, troopers said.

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Troopers said the fatal crash occurred at 10:45 a.m.

The man was traveling eastbound on Austin Merritt Road when he crashed through a fence, struck a tree and was ejected from his motorcycle, troopers said.

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