Staff Report

An 18-year-old Crawfordville teenager was killed in a vehicle crash on Monday, Feb. 26 around 8 p.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The teen was riding a motorcyle southbound on U.S. Highway 319 in Leon County around 8 p.m. For reasons unknown, the motorcyle collided with the back of a pickup truck between the intersections of L.L. Wallace Road and Oak Ridge Road.
The teen was wearing a helmet. He was pronounced dead on scene, according to FHP.
The 62-year-old driver of the truck suffered serious injuries and was transported to the hospital by Emergency Medical Services.
In addition to EMS, FHP was assisted at the scene by Leon County Sheriff’s Office and Tallahassee Fire Department.