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Motorcyclist killed in Sarasota County crash

No other injuries reported in 7:25 p.m. collision at Beneva Road and Sarasota Square Boulevard.

Note: This story has been updated.

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a pickup truck on Tuesday evening near Sarasota Square, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.

Raymond Allen Consul, 26, of Sarasota was pronounced dead at the scene by rescue workers after the 7:25 p.m. incident. No other injuries were reported.

According to a report from the FHP, Megan Heller, 24, of Sarasota, turned her Toyota Tacoma into the path of Consul's Honda CBR 600 from Beneva Road at Sarasota Square Boulevard.  Consul’s Honda CBR 600 collided with the right rear of the Toyota.

The FHP on Thursday said the traffic signals were solid green in both directions of Beneva. 

Consul was not wearing a helmet, the FHP reported.

Charges are pending, following the conclusion of the investigation. 

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