Pinellas Park, Florida -- Authorities have reopened the northbound stretch of US 19 at 118th Avenue after a motorcycle accident closed the road for a good portion of the morning Thursday.

Sources at the scene say the accident occurred around 3 a.m. and the motorcyclist was killed in the crash. They went on to say it appeared a car and the motorcycle got tangled up somehow and the motorcycle crashed into the barrier wall. The vehicle came to a rest about 200 feet down the road.

The crash is still under investigation and the identity of the person killed and the occupant, or occupants, of the other vehicle have not been revealed at this time.

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