UPDATE: 22-Year-Old Motorcyclist Dies at Crash Scene on N. Courtenay Pkwy. in Merritt Island
By Space Coast Daily // May 4, 2023
crash happened around 10:41 p.m.
BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – A motorcyclist was killed after a crash late Wednesday night in Merritt Island on N. Courtenay Pkwy. near Catalina Isle Dr.
The identity of the motorcyclist is a 22-year-old man from Merritt Island.
Authorities say the crash happened around 10:38 p.m. ET when a vehicle driven by a 45-year-old Palm Bay woman struck the motorcyclist as she attempted to make a left turn onto N. Courtenay Pkwy. As a result of the crash, the motorcyclist was ejected from the bike and was struck by another vehicle driven by a 19-year-old Merritt Island man after being thrown from the bike into the southbound lane.
The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.
Further details surrounding the crash will be released soon.