Two killed in motorcycle crash in Big Cypress involving National Park Service law enforcement vehicle
It was a dangerous year on Collier and Lee roads in 2018. Naples Daily News
Two peop were killed after their motorcycle slammed into a pickup that pulled in front of them in the Big Cypress National Preserve in Collier County on Sunday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The driver of the motorcycle was Hubert Burey, 42 of West Palm Beach, according to FHP. Burey was transported to a hospital after the crash but sustained fatal injuries.
Jaime Lynn French, 38 of Boynton Beach, was the motorcycle passenger killed in the crash, according to FHP.
The crash occurred at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Burns Road when Brian Marshall Jones, 43 of Ochopee, was driving a 2018 Dodge Ram and pulled in front of the motorcycle while traveling east on U.S. 41, according to troopers.
The pickup had a trailer attached and was a National Park Service law enforcement vehicle, according to FHP.
The motorcycle was traveling west on U.S. 41 approaching Burns Road at the time of the crash.
The pickup violated the right of way of the motorcycle and pulled in front of the vehicle while turning onto Burns Road, according to FHP.
The motorcycle struck the side of the pickup and its driver and passenger flew off the vehicle and both struck the side of the pickup.
The motorcycle passenger was run over by a third vehicle after they landed in the eastbound lanes of U.S. 41. The third vehicle was trying to avoid also hitting the pickup, according to FHP.
The driver of the third vehicle and the pickup were uninjured in the crash, which is under investigation at this time, troopers said.