PALMETTO, FL – A deer died, and a 50-year-old man riding a motorcycle succumbed to fatal injuries after colliding and then getting hit by a Florida Highway Patrol car Tuesday.
The Bradenton Herald said this collision occurred after 9 p.m. on I-75. Florida Highway Patrol said that the impact of the crash led the deer to get thrown to the right shoulder and die. The man fell from his bike and came to rest on the left shoulder.
Then, as the man lay on the ground, a Florida Highway Patrol trooper unintentionally hit the man with their vehicle while responding to this accident.
A short time later, the Florida Highway Patrol declared the man dead at the scene.
There have been no mentions of pending charges.
Our newsroom will follow closely for any updates that come our way.
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