COCOA, Fla. – A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday afternoon after striking a guardrail in a crash, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers said the crash happened on Adamson Road and Coconut Avenue at around 3:47 p.m.
In a release, troopers said the motorcyclist was headed north along Adamson Road toward Coconut Avenue, but the driver failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the roadway.
As a result, the motorcyclist struck a guardrail and pole before entering the wood line, the release shows. Troopers said that due to the impact, the rider was thrown off the motorcycle into a canal.
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The motorcyclist died at the scene, according to FHP.
There is no roadblock in the area, though the crash remains under investigation.
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