KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday in a crash with an SUV on John Young Parkway in Kissimmee, according to police.
The crash happened near Bermuda Lakes Lane around 6:45 a.m.
According to the Kissimmee Police Department, the motorcyclist, identified as 30-year-old Xavier Garcia, was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The driver of the SUV remained on scene and is not facing charges at this time.
The traffic homicide investigation prompted a closure of northbound John Young Parkway from Columbia Avenue to Donegan Avenue. The roadway reopened before noon.
ROAD CLOSURE: KPD is currently conducting a traffic homicide investigation that has shut down three northbound lanes of John Young Parkway between Columbia and Donegan. Please use an alternate route.— Kissimmee Police (@kissimmeepolice) March 29, 2023
**SERIOUS CRASH**— “Trooper Steve” Montiero (@TrooperSteve_) March 29, 2023
3 NB lanes of John Young Parkway between Columbia and Donegan.#kissimmee #Osceola pic.twitter.com/lxryDuDGGO