School Custodian Killed in Motorcycle Crash in Palm Coast, Florida
PALM COAST, FL. – According to an online news report posted at news4jax.com, a school custodian was killed in a motorcycle crash that occurred in Palm Coast, Florida. The accident took place near Matanzas High School and reportedly involved a teenage driver who was leaving the school parking lot.*
The accident happened on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 1, on Matanzas Woods Parkway outside of Matanzas High School. Florida Highway Patrol says a Chevrolet Impala was pulling out of the high school parking lot and turned out into the path of a motorcycle. The motorcycle then crashed into the side of the Chevy in a T-bone fashion.
It is not clear at this time what caused the driver of the Chevy to pull into the path of the motorcycle. Troopers investigating the case have not identified any potential causes of the collision or factors that played a role in the collision.
News 4 Jax reports that the motorcyclist sustained serious injuries and was transported to AdventHealth Palm Coast Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was reportedly not wearing a helmet. Officials identified the victim as a 56-year-old man. News 4 Jax reported that he worked as a night custodian for Old Kings Elementary School in the Flagler County School District.
News 4 Jax also reported the driver of the Chevy sustained minor injuries. This driver was identified as a 17-year-old student of Matanzas High School. Troopers are still investigating the accident, and the news report says charges are pending. No further information has been released at this time.
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