Kissimmee man dies in motorcycle crash with turning SUV in Orange County, FHP says

Crash occurred at US-441, West Michigan Street

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A 34-year-old man from Kissimmee died early Sunday when a motorcycle he was riding struck an SUV that turned into his path at an intersection not far from downtown Orlando, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred at 1:47 a.m. at South Orange Blossom Trail and West Michigan Street, troopers said.

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According to a crash report, the motorcyclist was traveling northbound in the outside lane of South Orange Blossom Trail when an SUV — driven southbound by a 38-year-old Kissimmee man — attempted to make a left turn onto eastbound Michigan Street.

The SUV entered the motorcycle’s direct path and was struck on its right side as a result; the SUV’s driver was not injured and remained at the scene while the motorcyclist was pronounced dead there, the report states. The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet in the crash, troopers said.

FHP is still investigating.

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