A 54-year-old motorcyclist was killed and his passenger was critically injured in a crash on Little Road in New Port Richey early Sunday.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the New Port Richey biker was driving a 2006 Harley Davidson north of Plathe Road around 2:45 a.m. and ran into the back of a Ford F-150 pickup truck that had slowed to avoid hitting a disabled vehicles.
The 21-year-old driver of the pickup was not injured.
No charges have been filed as of yet. The crash remains under investigation.
Motorcyclists lack the protection of a car or truck, making them especially vulnerable during accidents. When other drivers fail to see motorcyclists or fail to share the road, crashes can leave bikers and their passengers with serious, life-threatening injuries.
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