LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – A Volusia County man was killed on Sunday when his motorcycle crashed into a pickup truck in Lake County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers said the crash happened around 1:32 p.m. on County Road 44A near Bill Collins Road.
According to a crash report, a Ducati motorcycle, being driven by a 51-year-old Enterprise man, was traveling southbound on County Road 44A approaching Bill Collins Road directly behind a Chevrolet pickup truck with a trailer going in the same direction.
Troopers said the motorcyclist attempted to pass the truck in a no-passing zone at the same time the pickup truck attempted to make a left turn to travel east on Bill Collins Road.
As a result, the front of the motorcycle struck the left rear of the pickup truck, but the crash report does not specify what happened next.
The motorcyclist was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, troopers said.
The driver of the pickup truck, a 19-year-old man from Umatilla was not injured.
The crash remains under investigation.
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