Motorcyclist dies in Brevard County crash along US-1, troopers say

Southbound US-1 traffic backed up following crash, according to FHP

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BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A motorcyclist was killed after a crash Tuesday along U.S. 1 in Brevard County, leading to a back-up of traffic, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

In a news release, troopers said the crash happened at U.S. 1 and Main Street in the Micco area.

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The crash report shows that a truck was stopped for a stop sign along Main Street before turning left onto U.S. 1.

According to the report, the motorcyclist — a 22-year-old Palm Bay man — was driving south along U.S. 1, but he crashed into the truck as the truck was turning.

The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the release shows. Southbound lanes of U.S. 1 were backed up following the crash, troopers said.

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