1 dead after motorcycle crash in Manatee County on Oct. 6
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - One person has died after a motorcycle crash in Manatee County on Oct. 6.
According to Florida Highway Patrol officials, the crash happened at State Road 62 and U.S. 301 around 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 6.
A motorcycle driven by a 72-year-old Ellenton man was traveling east on State Road 62 and failed to slow for another motorcycle, driven by a 58-year-old man, that was in front of him.
The 72-year-old collided with the 58-year-old and fell off his motorcycle. The 72-year-old was taken to Blake Medical Center in critical condition and was pronounced dead at the hospital on Oct. 7. The 58-year-old was uninjured.
Officials are still investigating the crash.
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