Motorcyclist dies after crashing into guardrail on SR 429 in Osceola County

A 39-year-old man from Davenport was killed on State Road 429 in Osceola County on Thursday evening after his motorcycle veered off the roadway and struck a guardrail.

At around 5:15 p.m., the man was riding a 2017 Honda CBR1000RR motorcycle on State Road 429, near mile marker 5 (W Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway). He was traveling northbound in the inside lane, according to a preliminary report from the Florida Highway Patrol.

FHP stated that the man failed to negotiate a right-hand curve, and his motorcycle “ran off the roadway” to the left. The motorcycle then proceeded to strike a guardrail, and the man was thrown from the vehicle.

The motorcyclist sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. His name was not released by the Florida Highway Patrol.

An FHP trooper noted in the report that the crash remains under investigation.  

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