Thonotosassa, FL (November 21, 2023) – A tragic motorcycle crash on Monday, November 20, claimed the life of a 71-year-old Lakeland resident. The Florida Highway Patrol reported the accident occurred around 4 p.m. on US-301 at Jackson Rd.
A 50-year-old Thonotosassa man was driving a truck northbound on Jackson Road. He turned into the path of the oncoming motorcyclist, leading to a collision. The motorcyclist sustained serious injuries and was rushed to a local hospital.
Despite medical efforts, the motorcyclist succumbed to his injuries. The ongoing investigation seeks to understand the full circumstances of this fatal incident.