A 40-year-old Palmetto man was killed when a truck driven by a 71-year-old Palmetto man pulled in front of his 1995 Harley-Davidson motorcycle at 12:55 p.m. Thursday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
FHP reported Scott Alan Jordan’s motorcycle was eastbound on State Road 64 in the left lane approaching Lorraine Road when a 2000 Dodge Dakota pulled out from a stop sign in front of the victim.
Lee Roy Pompey was charged by FHP with running a stop sign and failure to yield the right of way.
Alcohol is not suspected by FHP as a factor in the accident. The victim was not wearing a helmet, according to FHP.