Venice motorcyclist dies in crash on State Road 681

Motorcyclist killed in crash.
Motorcyclist killed in crash.(FDOT)
Published: Aug. 8, 2022 at 12:20 PM EDT

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - A Venice man has died following a motorcycle crash Monday in Sarasota County.

The crash happened at U.S. 41 at State Road 681 near Venice. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that the man was travelling from an interstate exit ramp when he lost control of the bike and struck a steel and wood beam guardrail. The 66-year-old man was thrown from the bike and died at the scene.

The investigation is continuing, troopers say.

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