Deltona, FL - The Volusia Sheriff’s Office is investigating a head-on motorcycle crash that claimed the life of a 73-year-old Deltona resident.
Deputies say the crash occurred around 8:30 Saturday night (Oct. 9) as the motorcycle rider, who has been identified as John Candeto, traveled south on Deltona Boulevard in the outside lane.
Around that same time, the driver of a 2013 Ford F-150 pickup truck was driving north on Deltona Boulevard in the left turn lane. He told investigators he did not see the oncoming motorcycle and turned into his path near Gaynor Court.
The two collided head-on, which critically injured Candeto. He was transported to Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford where he later died from his injuries.
Deputies say the crash investigation remains active and ongoing. There is no word on whether or not charges are pending. We will pass along updates as they are made available.