Motorcyclist, 23, killed in crash with SUV in Osceola County, troopers say

Crash happened on Polynesian Isle Boulevard and Barefoot Path

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OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A 23-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Osceola County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the crash happened on Polynesian Isle Boulevard and Barefoot Path around 6:15 a.m. on Tuesday.

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According to a crash report, an SUV was turning left from a stop sign into the direct path of the motorcyclist, hitting the front of the motorcycle.

The SUV driver, a 53-year-old Kissimmee woman, was not injured.

The motorcyclist, a 23-year-old man from Nebraska, was pronounced dead on scene.

As of 8:20 a.m., all lanes of Polynesian Isle Boulevard are closed.

The crash remains under investigation.

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Brenda Argueta is a digital journalist who joined in March 2021. She graduated from UCF and returned to Central Florida after working in Colorado.