• FHP: Motorcyclist dies after crash in Lake County; investigation underway

    By: James Tutten


    LAKE COUNTY, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and another vehicle Friday afternoon.

    Troopers said the crash occurred on County Road 44 at Cypress Drive.

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    The crash involved an unnamed motorcyclist and another vehicle, troopers said.

    Investigators said the motorcyclist was taken to Waterman Hospital, but later died.

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    The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said the accident temporary closed CR 44 from Emeralda Avenue to Apiary Road.

    More information will be released after the ongoing investigation, troopers said.

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