AUBURNDALE, Fla. — A motorcyclist was killed Monday night along Interstate 4 in Florida after a two-part collision involving a state trooper’s vehicle and an 18-wheeler.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), just before the accident, the trooper had been assisting a road construction crew when he entered the inside lane of I-4 into the motorcyclist’s path.
The 52-year-old man, who was identified only as being from Lakeland, Florida, was ejected from his bike and run over by a semi-truck, authorities said.
Names of those involved in the accident were not immediately provided by the FHP. The incident remains under investigation.
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