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Port St. Lucie resident dead after motorcycle crash in Fort Pierce

NewsPort St. Lucie resident dead after motorcycle crash in Fort Pierce

FORT PIERCE — A motorcycle rider who died this week after a traffic crash involving a sport utility vehicle was identified as 20-year-old Landon Simmons, according to Fort Pierce Police.

The crash happened about 9:50 a.m. Monday at South U.S. 1 and Edwards Road as Simmons rode south on a motorcycle, police stated.

Simmons, of Port St. Lucie, was publicly identified by April Lee, police spokesperson, later in the week. 

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Efforts by TCPalm Wednesday to reach family members of Simmons, who records show at one point listed an address in Lakeland, were not successful.  

A Chevrolet Equinox was being driven north on South U.S. 1 and the driver tried to turn left, or west, onto Edwards Road.

The motorcycle and the Chevrolet crashed, and Simmons sustained serious injuries. He was taken to a hospital but died.

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The Chevrolet driver, a man, wasn’t hurt, police stated.

Lee said Thursday that police still are investigating whether the crash will result in any charges or citations.

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