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Gregory Perenich
3 February 2022

Floral City Woman Dies Trying to Pass Traffic

Dump Truck Hits Woman Trying to Pass Traffic

A 55-year-old Floral City woman died Wednesday after being hit by an oncoming dump truck.

The crash happened about 6:30 p.m. on a two-lane stretch of U.S. 41 north of Deer Run Road.

The motorcycle rider was headed north on U.S. 41 when she entered the southbound lane to pass. The truck driver, a 54-year old-man, swerved out of the way to avoid a collision but struck the motorcycle.

The motorcycle rider died at the hospital from her injuries. The truck driver walked away with minor injuries.