Motorcyclist killed in two-vehicle crash in Sebastian; U.S. 1 reopen


U.S. 1 was reopened by 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to Florida Highway Patrol.


Earlier story:

SEBASTIAN — A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a flatbed tow truck, closing U.S. 1 in both directions late Tuesday, investigators say.

The two-vehicle collision happened about 6:30 p.m. in the 9800 block of U.S. 1, Florida Highway Patrol troopers said. The motorcyclist – whose identity was not publicly released – died from injuries sustained in the wreck.

FHP troopers only identified the motorcyclist as a male.

Law enforcement officials closed U.S. 1 between Schumann Drive and Barber Street. It was unclear when the roadway was expected to reopen.

Highway troopers continue to investigate the crash.

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