Teen dead after being thrown from motorcycle, striking car

Darius Payne, 17, pronounced dead at Broward Health Medical Center


BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – A 17-year-old died Wednesday evening after colliding with a car at the intersection of Northwest 29th Terrace and Northwest Fifth Street.

According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, Darius Payne was driving a KTM off-road motorcycle north on Northwest 29th Street. Keith Clark was driving a Sonata just ahead of Payne.

Deputies said when Clark approached the intersection and turned left, Payne lost control of the motorcycle, was thrown from it and struck the side of Clark's car.

BSO officials said Payne, who was not wearing a helmet, was taken to Broward Health Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

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