A motorcyclist from Brandon was killed and the driver of a truck was charged with DUI after a crash Friday morning on Interstate-4.
Florida Highway Patrol investigators say Andy Jackson Sanford. 23, of Brandon was driving a Honda motorcycle eastbound on I-4 at 1:45 a.m. Friday.
Sanford tried to pass a Dodge Ram pickup driven by Johnathon Thompson, 39, of Fort Lauderdale.
Sanford’s motorcycle crashed with the rear of the pickup truck just east of SR-574. After the crash, the pickup truck left the scene and was stopped by FHP troopers on Interstate-75.
Thompson was arrested for DUI, leaving the scene of a crash and driving with a suspended license.
Sanford died from his injuries.
The crash investigation closed two lanes of the interstate for more than four hours.