Teenage motorcyclist killed after Manatee County crash

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Updated: Feb. 3, 2021 at 4:45 PM EST
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A 17-year-old is dead following a crash in Manatee County.

The crash happened Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Hawaiian Drive and 63rd Ave West. A Nissan Versa was traveling northbound on the roadway approaching the stop sign. A motorcycle, operated by a 17-year-old boy collided with the car as the driver attempted to make a left turn.

The motorcycle attempted to slow down, however he was unable to stop prior to striking the left side of the car. The teen was pronounced deceased on the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol Traffic Homicide Unit.

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