HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Fla — Three people are dead after an SUV and motorcycle crash Saturday evening in Highlands County, Florida Highway Patrol said.
FHP said a motorcycle, driven by a 31-year-old, was going at a fast speed south on US 27, north of Tanglewood Drive before it collided with the side of an SUV driven by an 81-year-old.
The SUV was going north on US 27, in the left turning lane, as it was coming up on Tanglewood Drive. It tried to make a turn onto the street before the crash happened, FHP said.
Authorities said the 31-year-old and the SUV's 79-year-old passenger died at the scene.
The driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital where he later died.
The crash is still under investigation.