Motorcyclist dies after striking sign, tree in Volusia County

A 71-year-old Deltona man was killed on Saturday evening after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a tree in Volusia County.

According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, the man was heading westbound on Debary Avenue, near the intersection of Main Street, on a 2008 Triumph motorcycle. He was traveling in the outside lane.

Several witnesses spoke with FHP and advised that the motorcyclist was speeding and ran a stop sign at the intersection shortly before the crash. He then swerved to the right to avoid colliding with other vehicles on Main Street.

FHP stated that the man then lost control of his motorcycle and veered off the roadway. The motorcycle proceeded to hit a curb before colliding with a traffic sign and tree.

The man was thrown off the motorcycle. He sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A trooper noted in the report that the man was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

The crash remains under investigation, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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