Motorcyclist Dies After Car Pulls Out In Front Of Him

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Daytona Beach, FL - The victim in a fatal motorcycle accident that shut down a portion of Clyde Morris Boulevard yesterday (October 9) morning is a 48-year-old South Daytona man.  Daytona Beach Police were alerted to the accident, located near New Bellevue Avenue, at 6:33 a.m.  

According to the report, the rider was traveling  southbound on Clyde Morris in the right lane when a car driven by a 52-year-old woman attempted to turn north on Clyde Morris from New Bellevue. The motorcycle t-boned the car on the driver's side, knocking the rider off and putting the bike in the middle of Clyde Morris, facing northeast. The car spun from the impact, ending facing north.

A witness told officers that the driver of the car was at a complete stop on New Bellevue at the intersection before pulling out in front of the motorcycle.

Charges are pending against the car driver. She complained of slight head pain to paramedics at the scene and was transported non-emergency to Halifax Health Medical Center. A 32-year-old male passenger in her car told officers he wasn’t hurt.

The rider, who was wearing a helmet, did not have a motorcycle endorsement. The vehicle is registered to a family member. 

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