BUSHNELL, Fla. – Four people on two motorcycles have been killed in western Florida after a pickup truck struck both bikes.
All four motorcyclists were ejected and one victim was thrown through the windshield of another truck.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a truck driven by 45-year-old Paul Sermons was trying to pass a slower, westbound vehicle on Saturday night near Bushnell. Police say he didn't realize how close the motorcycles were in the eastbound lane of the county road. He says he wasn't able to slow down and hit both bikes.
The names of the motorcyclists haven't been released.