Starke motorcyclist dies near La Crosse

State Road 235 and NW 140th Terrace east of La Crosse
A Starke motorcyclist hit a deer, was ejected and then hit by a pickup along State Road 235 east of La Crosse on Friday morning.
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A 57-year-old Starke man died Friday morning when he hit a deer, was ejected off his motorcycle and was then struck by a pickup east of La Crosse.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) release, a Starke man was driving his motorcycle west on State Road 235 near NW 40th Terrace at 5:43 a.m. when he struck a deer in the road and was ejected. He was struck by a pickup driven by a 23-year-old Hampton man driving east on SR 235.

Emergency responders pronounced the motorcyclist dead on scene.

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Charles Drew

Rest in peace Rick Hyre you will be sorely missed

Shane lane

I miss you so much papa