OKEECHOBEE — A 32-year-old West Palm Beach man was killed in a traffic accident Thursday morning just before 7 a.m.
Florida Highway Patrol reports a truck pulling a trailer and driven by a 65-year-old Clewiston man was heading north on State Road 78 West and attempted to make a left turn onto Southwest 99th Avenue. A motorcycle driven by the Palm Beach man was headed south. The front of the motorcycle struck the right side of the trailer, and the motorcycle rider was thrown from his bike where he was hit by a third vehicle, an SUV driven by a 49-year-old woman from Kissimmee, traveling north. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.