Troopers: 2 motorcyclists die in separate Orange County crashes

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol said it is investigating separate crashes that left two motorcyclists dead in Orange County on Thursday night.

Troopers said the first crash happened around 9:10 p.m. in Edgewood at Hansel Avenue and Mary Jess Road.

The crash involved a car and a motorcycle, troopers said.

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The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

The second crash happened at 9:20 p.m. on Colonial Drive at Avalon Boulevard, troopers said.

Troopers said the crash involved a vehicle and a motorcyclist.

The motorcyclist was taken to a hospital, where they later died.

The westbound lanes of Colonial Drive were shut down due to the crash.

Troopers said the crashes are not connected.

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