Motorcyclist killed in crash with pickup truck in Sumter County, troopers say

Crash happened on CR-466 and CR-223

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SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. – A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a pickup truck in Sumter County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash happened on County Road 466 and County Road 223 around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

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Troopers said the pickup truck, driven by a 42-year-old Wildwood man, was heading west on CR-466 and turned left into the path of the motorcycle.

FHP said the motorcycle hit the front right of the pickup.

The motorcyclist, a 44-year-old Wildwood man, was taken to the hospital where he later died, troopers said.

The pickup truck driver had minor injuries in the crash.

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