Palm Harbor, FL — A car turned in front of a 21-year old motorcyclist Thursday afternoon, killing him, stated Florida Highway Patrol.
The motorcyclist Devon Tyler Porrata from Spring Hill, 21, was traveling in the southbound outside lane of U.S-19 nearing Nebraska Avenue at around 5 p.m. when the deadly accident took place, said the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers stated that the driver of the other vehicle, 22-year old Arianna A. Abbate-Perks, was attempting to make a turn into a shopping plaza when Porrata crashed into her 2006 Honda Civic.
The impact of the crashed caused both of their vehicles to overturn into the parking lot.
Arianna A. Abbate-Perks was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Porrata was reported to have died at the scene, troopers said.
The use of alcohol is being investigated in this ongoing case.