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Motorcycle Rider Dies After Collision with a Sedan in Sebastian Monday

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Indian River County - Tuesday January 2, 2023: A Fort Pierce man died late Monday afternoon after the motorcycle he was riding was struck by a sedan.

The Indian River County Sheriff's Office reports that the crash occurred shortly after 5 pm Monday at the intersection of Barber Street and U.S. #1 in Sebastian.

The 49-year-old motorcycle rider was taken to the Sebastian River Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, according to a release from Florida Highway Patrol. The identify of the man was not released.

Multiple deputies and IRC Fire Rescue responded. All lanes on Barber street and all southbound lanes of US Highway 1 were closed for a couple of hours.