Haines City man killed in motorcycle-motor home crash

A Haines City man was killed Saturday afternoon when her motorcycle struck a motor home on County Road 557 near the Interstate 4 interchange in Davenport, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

Kristen Pierre, 22, was traveling southbound on CR 557 and collided with a Cobra motor home and trailer driven by Richard Cummings, 67, of Rock Falls, Illinois. Cummings was traveling northbound on CR 557 and turning left onto the on-ramp to get to I-4 westbound.

Pierre’s 2005 Kawasaki motorcycle struck the trailer tongue behind the motor home, disconnecting the trailer and ejecting Pierre, who was wearing a helmet, from the bike. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The southbound lanes of CR 557 in that area were shut down for several hours.

The PCSO’s investigation is ongoing.

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