BROOKSVILLE — A 66-year-old Michigan man was killed Monday afternoon when his motorcycle collided with a truck north of Brooksville, Florida Highway Patrol troopers reported.
Troopers said the accident happened about 3:30 p.m. on Lake Lindsey Road east of Ponce De Leon Boulevard.
According to the accident report, Robert Thomas Beitel was on a 2001 Harley Davidson heading west on Lake Lindsey when he lost control of the bike going around a curve. The bike crossed into the eastbound lane and into the path of a 2006 Chevrolet driven by Mark Milburn Mann, 37, of Tavares.
The motorcycle and truck collided headfirst, the report stated. Beitel, who wasn't wearing a helmet, was thrown off the bike.
Troopers said Beitel is from Washington Township, Mich. Mann suffered minor injuries.
The crash remained under investigation Monday night.