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1 dead, 1 seriously injured after truck rear-ends motorcycle in Broward County

Crash under investigation, FHP says

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BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – A woman is dead and a man is in serious condition after a truck rear-ended their motorcycle Saturday night.

The Florida Highway Patrol said Enrico Gaeta, 41, and his passenger, Yadira Gaeta, 34, both of Miami Springs, were traveling north on State Road 91 when a truck driven by William S. Burke, 52, of Newport, Rhode Island, failed to slow down and struck the back of the motorcycle.

Troopers said the Gaetas were thrown from the motorcycle.

Yadira Gaeta was pronounced dead at Memorial Regional Hospital.

The FHP said the crash is under investigation.
 


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