• Two dead after motorcycle crashes in east Orlando, troopers said.

    By: Chip Skambis


    ORLANDO, Fla. - A man and woman are dead after the motorcycle they were riding collided with a car in east Orange County Saturday afternoon, the Florida Highway Patrol said. 

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    William Francis, 24 of Orlando, and Brittney Barrieau, 23 of Orlando, were riding a motorcycle east on Lake Underhill Road when an SUV turning left from Pinar Drive pulled in front of them, troopers said. 

    The crash happened around 2:00 p.m. at the corner of Lake Underhill Road and Pinar Drive, troopers said. 

    Francis and Barrieau died at the scene, troopers said. They were wearing helmets, according to the crash report. 

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    The driver of the SUV, 60-year-old Cynthia Mann, was uninjured, troopers said. 

    The crash is still under investigation, troopers said, and charges are pending. 

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