Woman Killed in Accident at County Rd 74 in Charlotte County, FL

March 8, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

County Road 74, Punta Gorda, FL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Florida Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Motorcycle, Dump Truck
County Rd 74
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Motorcycle was struck in the rear by a dump truck

What Happened

Florida Highway Patrol officials are investigating a collision that killed a woman at County Rd 74 in Charlotte County, FL on March 8th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 7:20 a.m. According to investigators, a motorcycle was stopped in a left turn lane at a red light. Once the light turned green, the motorcycle was struck by the dump truck stopped behind it. The unnamed 27-year-old woman riding the motorcycle was killed in the incident. The truck driver was not injured. Right now, police do not have any additional information to share.

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