Motorcyclist Tragically Killed in Accident on U.S. 29 in Pensacola, Florida
PENSACOLA, FL. – According to a news story reported online at pnj.com, a motorcyclist was tragically killed in an accident that happened on U.S. Highway 29 in Pensacola, Florida. Florida Highway Patrol Troopers are handling the investigation, and it is not clear at this time whether charges will be filed.*
The accident took place in the morning outside of Studio 6 on U.S. 29. Florida Highway Patrol and the Pensacola News Journal report that a car was sitting in the parking lot of Studio 6, facing west, then attempted to pull out onto U.S. 29. At the same time, a motorcycle was traveling north on the highway, coming toward Studio 6.
The car tried to turn left onto the highway and crossed into the path of the oncoming motorcycle. Troopers report that the driver of the car did not see the motorcycle before turning, and the motorcyclist laid down the bike in an attempt to avoid a crash. However, the two vehicles still collided.
The Pensacola News Journal reports that the motorcyclist was seriously injured in the accident and taken to Sacred Heart Hospital, where he tragically died. He was identified in the news report as a 28-year-old man from Alabama.
The driver of the car was identified as a 22-year-old woman. It is not clear if she was injured in the collision or if anyone was in the car with her.
Troopers are still in the process of investigating the accident, and at the time of the Pensacola News Journal report’s publishing online, they had not said whether the driver of the car would be facing charges.
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