MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. – A motorcyclist was killed in a crash involving multiple vehicles that closed State Road A1A in Brevard County on Tuesday, according to the Melbourne Beach Police Department.
The crash happened around 8:46 p.m. in the area of A1A and Avenue B.
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According to police, the motorcycle was stopped for traffic when it was struck by a Nissan Altima, throwing the motorcyclist into the path of an oncoming vehicle.
Police said the motorcyclist, identified as 49-year-old Lawrence Paul Antonucci Jr., was taken to the hospital where he later died.
The road was closed from Avenue A to Avenue B while investigators were on scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call the department’s Traffic Homicide Investigative Unit at 321-723-4343.