Fatal motorcycle crash on Golden Gate Pkwy

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle on Golden Gate Parkway, Saturday, May 18, 2013.

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle on Golden Gate Parkway, Saturday, May 18, 2013.

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle on Golden Gate Parkway, Saturday, May 18, 2013.

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle on Golden Gate Parkway, Saturday, May 18, 2013.

A motorcycle rider was killed Saturday afternoon after he was struck by a van on Golden Gate Parkway,.

The crash occurred just before 4 p.m. near the intersection of 68th Street Southwest. The motorcycle rider, whose name has not been released, was struck by the van, which was making a U-turn, NBC-2 reported.

The motorcycle rider, who was wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the van was transported to a local hospital, NBC-2 reported. The extent of her injuries was not clear.

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating.

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