PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — An 18-year-old was killed while riding his motorcycle northbound Saturday night on US-19 in Pasco County, Florida Highway Patrol reports.
A 42-year-old woman was driving her car southbound on US-19, north of Tower Drive when she made a U-turn. FHP says the car entered the path of the motorcycle while turning.
The motorcycle crashed into the front right of the car which caused the 18-year-old to be thrown off the bike, troopers explains. He died from injuries at the scene.
FHP says the motorcycle also caught on fire after the crash.