Umatilla, FL – A crash occurring Sunday night at around 9:30 p.m. at State Road 19 and Golden Gem Drive leaves a motorcyclist dead after his bike left the road and struck a drainage ditch, stated the Florida Highway Patrol.
The motorcyclist was only identified as being from Bonita Springs and riding a Harley-Davidson south on Stare Road 19. For unknown reasons, he lost control and veered off the road hitting a drainage ditch. The impact caused the bike and the man to be thrown back.
The man was taken to Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sandford where he later succumbed to his injuries. He was found with no helmet.
The cause of the crash remains under Investigation.