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Thursday, August 11, 2022

Motorcyclist killed after crashing into dump truck in Ocala

A man riding a motorcycle was killed on Monday morning in a collision with a dump truck that occurred at the intersection of S Pine Avenue and SW 17th Street in Ocala.

According to the Ocala Police Department, at approximately 6:50 a.m., the dump truck was traveling northbound on S Pine Avenue, near the SW 17th Street intersection. The motorcycle was heading southbound on S Pine Avenue and was approaching the same intersection.

Motorcyclist killed after crashing into dump truck on S Pine Avenue
The fatal crash occurred at the intersection of S Pine Avenue and SW 17th Street (Photo courtesy of the Ocala Police Department)

As the dump truck began to make a left turn through the intersection, it crashed into the motorcycle. When the police department arrived on scene, the motorcyclist was pronounced deceased. His family has been notified.

There were no other injuries reported.

The crash is still being investigated by the Ocala Police Department.