49-year-old William Bierbaum died in a head-on crash today when his motorcycle drifted into the path of a dump truck, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Bierbaum was driving his 2007 Harley southbound on County Rode 675 north of Rye Road around 9:40 a.m.
He drifted into the northbound lane and entered the path of a dump truck. The two vehicles collided, and Bierbaum suffered critical injuries. The dump truck driver was not hurt.
It is unknown if Bierbaum, who was wearing a helmet, was under the influence of alcohol.
The dump truck driver was not. No charges have been filed.
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