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One killed in motorcycle crash

Cathrine Lamb
Washington County News

A  motorcycle, driven by a 62 year old Graceville man was traveling northbound on State Road 77, crashed where the road transitions from a two lane roadway to a four lane roadway. The roadway shifted to the right for northbound traffic. While traveling northbound, the driver failed to negotiate the lane shift and collided with a road construction barrel.

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The motorcycle overturned and the driver fell from the motorcycle coming to final rest on the paved portion of the roadway within the construction area in the center of State Road 77. The motorcycle came to final rest on the center grass median. The driver was not wearing a helmet. The crash was fatal. 

The crash is still under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol.