An 89-year-old Keystone Heights man died when he drove his motorcycle into the path of an oncoming SUV on State Road 21 Thursday in Clay County.
According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) release, the Keystone Heights man was driving his motorcycle west on CR 352 around 3:50 p.m. and came to a stop at the intersection of State Road 21. He then pulled out in front of an SUV traveling north on SR 21.
The 31-year-old Keystone Heights woman driving the SUV hit the motorcycle and the rider was ejected.
Emergency responders pronounced the Keystone Heights man dead on scene and transported the SUV driver to St. Vincent’s Hospital with minor injuries.
That construction zone right there is b*******! You can’t even see to get out on the road because of the equipment and they don’t even have a flagman today? Billy was a good man it’s sad his life had to end because of the road construction blocking his view from the stop sign. I hope they do a thorough investigation because I don’t believe that accident was on him?
Yes it was bad yesterday afternoon in the turning lane was a lot of big equipment and you couldn’t see to turn off of 352 Rd. I said when I drove by it was an accident waiting to happen. So sad he loss his life. They should of had a flag person letting people know when it was safe to pull out.
Who was it?
I’m his granddaughter, in my early years he was a great grandfather I’m heartbroken that this happened to him.
I’m so very sorry this happened to your family. I live off 352 and it is horrible trying to get out on Hwy 21 ! This should never have happened!!!
Praying for your family 💞
I went up there when they first started this on 352 and 21 and It was just getting dark I hadn’t think they started. I pulled out to 21 and seen some guy running out the woods pulling up his pants then this guy down the road by little rain lake yelling at me cause I was in the wrong lane. Mind.you I sat there for about 15 seconds thinking wtf is going on. I’m not surprised. Praying for the family’s!