News Item: Virginia biker dies in collision
(Category: Biker News)
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Tuesday 20 June 2006 - 13:32:42

Kissimmee -- An 18-year-old motorcyclist died Saturday night when he turned in front of a car, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Robert P. Stefko III of Virginia was riding a motorcycle westbound on U.S. Highway 192 about 11 p.m. Saturday when he ran a red light at Partin Settlement Road, a trooper said

The driver of a Pontiac, John Thomas of Scotland, was making a left turn onto Partin Settlement. The front of Thomas' car hit Stefko's motorcycle, the Highway Patrol said.

A trooper said Stefko, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from the motorcycle and died at the scene

Stefko's family in Virginia said he had been riding with a group of motorcyclists. The family said Stefko was attending the Motorcycle Mechanics Institute in Orlando.

[Submitted by Free2]


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