Motorcycle rider dies in vehicle crash near Belleview
A two-vehicle crash killed a motorcycle rider on Tuesday.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers identified the victim only as a 31-year-old man from Spring Valley, Minnesota. The crash occurred at Southeast 92nd Loop and 123rd Lane in Belleview.
According to law enforcement officials, a 53-year-old woman from Belleview was eastbound on Southeast 123rd Lane, approaching the intersection of Southeast 92nd Loop. Authorities said the motorcycle rider was southbound on Southeast 92nd Loop.
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The woman, who was driving a Hyundai Elantra, stopped at the stop sign at 92nd Loop. Troopers said she then drove into the path of the motorcycle rider. The motorcycle, a Harley-Davidson, hit the car on the driver's side.
The motorcycle rider was transported to HCA Florida Ocala Hospital, where he later died. Troopers said the crash occurred at 6:20 p.m.
Officials said the woman was running an errand and did not see the motorcycle rider. FHP officials said the woman, who was not injured, was shaken after the crash.
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This article originally appeared on Ocala Star-Banner: Fatal crash: Motorcycle rider dies after crash with car in SE Marion