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FHP: 71-year-old motorcyclist killed in Thursday night crash

Fatal Accident
Posted at 9:45 AM, Jun 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-19 09:45:20-04

LEON COUNTY, Fla. — Troopers say a 71-year-old man has died after a motorcycle crash on U.S. Highway 27 and Louvinia Road in Leon County.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened Thursday around 9:40 a.m. on U.S. Highway 27 and Louvinia Road.

FHP says a motorcycle was traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 27 approaching Louvinia Road.

As the driver of the motorcycle attempted turn left onto Louvinia Road, the motorcycle traveled directly into the path of an oncoming car traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 27.

After the crash, Leon County Fire and EMS responded to the scene, along with Leon County Sheriff's office.

The 71-year-old crash victim was transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

The 23-year-old driver of the car and her two passengers suffered minor injuries.