Kissimmee Man Dies After Rear-ending Motorcycle in Orange County, Troopers Say: According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 22-year-old Kissimmee man died early on Sunday after being ejected from a motorcycle in a rear-end collision close to Orlando.
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According to authorities, the collision happened at 1:55 a.m. on South Orange Avenue, north of Wetherbee Road. The Kissimmee man was driving his motorbike southbound in the center lane behind a vehicle being driven by a 26-year-old Deltona male, the crash report states.
According to the report, the Kissimmee man failed to stop for the sedan, which resulted in the motorcycle’s front end colliding with the sedan’s back. According to the troopers, the Kissimmee guy was thrown from the motorcycle. According to the report, he was rushed to a hospital where he was later declared dead.
Although troopers reported that the sedan’s driver was wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision and was unharmed, it is unclear from the report whether the Kissimmee man was also wearing a helmet. The deadly accident is still being looked into.