PALM HARBOR, Fla. (WFLA) — The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash in Palm Harbor that killed a motorcyclist and shut down several lanes of a major road.
According to a release from the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened just after 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday on US-19 at Colonial Blvd., which is just north of the Alderman Rd. intersection.
A sedan driven by a 68-year-old Tampa man was turning left across the 4-lane road, into the path of an oncoming motorcycle. The motorcyclist, a 26-year-old Palm Harbor man, was severely injured and passed away at the scene of the crash.
FHP said three of the four southbound lanes were closed. As of 6 p.m. on Wednesday, all lanes appear to be back open.