Motorcyclist killed after crashing into power pole in Manatee County


MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. — A 23-year-old Sarasota man was killed after colliding with a concrete power pole along U.S. 41 south of Seagate Drive.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the crash happened at approximately 3:10 p.m. Thursday.

The man was on a motorcycle traveling north on U.S. 41 just south of Seagate Drive. According to the report, he lost control while changing lanes and collided with the curb.

He then traveled off the road and collided with a concrete power pole causing him to fall off of the motorcycle and land in the east shoulder of U.S. 41.

He was transported to an area hospital where he would die from his injuries, according to FHP.

The crash remains under investigation.


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