Tavares Woman Injured In Crash That Killed Apopka Motorcyclist

ORANGE COUNTY, Florida—A Tavares woman received minor injuries in a crash that killed a motorcyclist from Apopka Saturday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

A 19-year-old Apopka woman was northbound in a sedan on Orange Blossom Trail at Jones Avenue in the Zellwood area around 8:45 p.m. Saturday. A 51-year-old man, also of Apopka, was riding a motorcycle southbound on Orange Blossom Trail and a Tavares woman, 59, in a sedan was stopped on Jones Avenue at the intersection of Orange Blossom Trail, FHP Lt. Kim Montes said in a press release.

The Apopka woman attempted to make a left turn on to Jones Avenue and turned into the path of the motorcycle. The motorcycle struck the side of the Apopka woman’s sedan and the sedan struck the car the Tavares woman was driving. The motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead on the scene.

The Apopka woman and the Tavares woman sustained minor injuries and the crash remains under investigation.

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