Two dead after motorcycle crash in Manatee County


BRADENTON, Fl. — Two people are dead after a motorcycle slammed into an SUV Friday night, November 25th, in Manatee County, the Florida Highway Patrol reports.

It happened just before 9:45 p.m. on State Road 70 near I-75 in Bradenton.

Troopers said a 25-year-old man and his passenger, a 22-year-old woman, were riding a motorcycle west on State Road 70 when they came up behind a 77-year-old woman driving an SUV at a slower pace.

After attempting to brake, the bike flipped and crashed into the back of the car, according to FHP.