By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness News
December 5, 2017
PERRY, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Florida Highway Patrol has identified a man killed in a motorcycle crash in Taylor County over the weekend.
According to FHP, the accident happened around 11 a.m. Saturday on Beach Road, south of Fox Hunter Road.
38-year-old David Palmer, of Perry, was traveling northbound on Beach Road on a 2007 Honda Valkyrie motorcycle.
Troopers say Palmer failed to negotiate a left curve and the motorcycle traveled off of the roadway, 'high-sided' and began to roll over. Palmer was thrown from the motorcycle before it continued onto the shoulder of the road and collided with a tree.
Palmer was killed in the crash.
Troopers say Palmer was not wearing a helmet.
FHP was assisted at the scene by the Taylor County Sheriff's Department and Taylor County EMS.