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Man dies in motorcycle vs. bear crash

Published: Mar. 12, 2021 at 8:16 AM EST
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MARION COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB) - A man in Marion County is dead after crashing his motorcycle into a bear.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, a 42-year-old man was riding his motorcycle on State Road 40 and State Road 19, near the Ocala National Forest.

A bear was standing in the road, and the man hit it.

The man was thrown off the bike and landed on the road.

The driver was not wearing a helmet.

The man was taken to Ocala Regional medical center where he was pronounced dead.

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