Florida librarian killed by motorcyclist after starting fight, police say

The woman, 35, was pregnant and the mother of a child, 11. She ran into the motorcyclist and showed a gun during a road rage incident, police said.
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Published Nov. 26, 2021|Updated Nov. 26, 2021

ORANGE CITY — A pregnant librarian was killed in a road rage incident after she instigated a fight with a motorcyclist, police said.

Orange City police said 35-year-old Sara Morales was shot outside her home following an argument with another motorist. Police said Morales intentionally hit the motorcycle Saturday and then fled the scene. Authorities said the motorcyclist and a witness followed her, trying to get her to stop.

The motorcyclist told police they called police while following the librarian back to her home.

According to police, Morales went inside, returned with a gun and a confrontation occurred in the road. The motorcyclist allegedly shot Morales multiple times. The pregnant woman and mother of an 11-year-old was pronounced dead at the hospital, Fox 35 Orlando reported.

Police said the motorcyclist has a concealed weapons permit, remained at the scene and has been cooperating with investigators.

The investigation is ongoing. No charges have been filed.