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One Killed, One Injured in Motorcycle Crash in Holmes County, Florida


April 17, 2019

HOLMES COUNTY, FL. – According to a news story posted online at nwfdailynews.com, one person was killed and another person was injured in a motorcycle crash that took place in Holmes County, Florida. The motorcycle reportedly collided with a pickup truck. Authorities are investigating the circumstances of the accident.*

The accident took place sometime on April 12, though the news report does not say what time. Florida Highway Patrol reports that a 1996 Ford F-150 was traveling west on State Road 2 in Holmes County, and the driver slowed and began to make a left-hand turn into a private drive off of the roadway.

At the same time, Troopers say a 2000 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling east on State Road 2, and the F-150 crossed into its path. Florida Highway Patrol says the front of the motorcycle hit the front of the F-150. The motorcycle then traveled into the south shoulder and struck a mailbox. 

The report from nwfdailynews.com says that the driver of the motorcycle and a passenger on the motorcycle were thrown from the bike during impact. The report also says that the driver, identified as a 42-year-old man from Samson, Alabama, was killed in the accident. The passenger, identified as a 35-year-old woman from Opp, Alabama, sustained serious injuries and was transported by emergency crews to Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Alabama.

It is not clear from the report if the driver of the F-150 was injured in the wreck. He was identified as a 17-year-old boy from Westville, Florida. Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating, and Trooper say charges are pending. They reported that alcohol was not believed to have been a factor in the crash.

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Source:https://www.nwfdailynews.com/news/20190413/motorcyclist-killed-passenger-criticallly-injured-in-collision-with-pickup-truck

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