APOPKA, Fla. - A motorcyclist is dead following a crash overnight in Orange County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers said the crash happened at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hiawassee Road and Sandy Lane Drive.
According to a FHP report, the 27-year-old Orlando man was traveling southbound on Hiawassee Road when – for unknown reasons – he hit a guardrail and was thrown from his motorcycle.
He was taken to a local hospital where troopers said he later died.
The crash remains under investigation.
Troopers said he was wearing a helmet.