This past weekend, two Floridians were killed in separate motorcycle accidents on Florida roads.
On Saturday, a single motorcycle accident in Okaloose County took the life of a 55-year-old Pensacola man who lost control of his Honda motorcycle. The cyclist was handling a curve his bike went onto the north shoulder of Old Bethel Road nad hit a concrete culvert. He was thrown from the motorcycle and was taken to Northa Okaloose Medical Center. The Florida Highway Patrol said the motorcycle accident victim was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
Also on Saturday, in an unrelated motorcycle crash, another motorcyclist was killed after a car collided with his bke on State Road 292. The driver of the car was charged with DUI manslaughter in connection with the deadly accident and was being held without bond at Escambia County Jail. The motorcyclist was thrown from his bike and the FHP said he was also wearing a helmet.