News: Motorcyclist dies after collision with SUV on State Road 54

ODESSA, FL – State troopers were on the scene of a fatal collision between a motorcycle and a sport utility vehicle in Odessa on Saturday, The Suncoast News reports.


The incident happened on State Road 54 near Hunting Bow Circle shortly after 4 p.m.


According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a man riding a motorcycle on State Road 54 entered the center lane in an attempt to overtake and pass an SUV. but ended up hitting the back of the vehicle.


The motorcycle overturned and came to rest on a shoulder of the highway. The rider, a 50-year-old man from Lutz, was pronounced dead after being taken to a local hospital. The driver of the SUV, a 56-year-old Land O’Lakes woman, and a 16-year-old female passenger were not injured.



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