The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in Brooksville where troopers believe a motorcyclist ran a red light.
The crash occurred just after 10 p.m. at Cortez Boulevard and Cobb Road.
According to the report, the motorcycle turned left at the intersection “under a red traffic signal” and traveled into the path of a Chevy Cruze. The two vehicles collided causing the occupants of the motorcycle to be thrown from the bike.
The driver of the motorcycle, a 35-year-old male, was killed in the crash and the female passenger was critically injured.
The crash remains under investigation.
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