Motorcyclist dies after colliding with pickup truck in Dade City

Pasco County

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A motorcyclist has died after crashing with a pickup truck in Dade City.

According to Florida Highway Patrol troopers, the crash happened at U.S. Highway 98 and Old Lakeland Highway.

Troopers say 27-year-old Jessica Manning was turning left on her Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle from the southbound lane of US 98 exit ramp onto Old Lakeland Highway. Sixty-seven-year-old Ralph Huckins was driving southbound on Old Lakeland Highway approaching the ramp when Manning failed to yield.

As a result, Manning was hit by Huckins.

Manning suffered fatal injuries on scene.

Charges are currently pending.

Old Lakeland Highway was shut down for some time as troopers investigated the scene.

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