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By: Lanetra Bennett
April 21, 2014, 5:27 p.m.

Tallahassee, FL - A truck driver describes a motorcycle slamming into the back of his tractor tractor in Tallahassee.

The driver of the motorcycle was killed in the early morning crash.

Truck driver, Frank Morrow, says he was sitting at a red light when he heard a sound. "I noticed that a motorcycle helmet was coming by me on the left side of the truck. So, I opened the door and see a man laying down with blood all over his face. I don't know how he didn't see the truck."

Morrow says the motorcycle had hit the back of his truck around 2:30 Monday morning at the intersection of Capital Circle Southeast and Apalachee Parkway in Tallahassee.

Police say the motorcyclist -- 30-year-old Homer C Berkowitz -- died on the scene.

"I just heard a little knock sound. It didn't even move the tractor trailer or nothing." Morrow says.

Morrow says he'd been waiting at the traffic light for about 30 seconds before the crash happened. He says, "I assume he was trying to miss it, but, he was just going too fast."

OFC David Northway, the spokesman for the Tallahassee Police Department, says, "It could be anything. It could've been a medical condition that occurred for the motorcyclist prior to striking the truck. there could've been something in the road that made him change his direction; anything like that. So, we're going to treat this just like we do every other traffic homicide."

Police say Morrow was not at fault in any way. Morrow says, "I still feel guilty about him having an accident with me. But, I'm going to have to deal with it and pray that it don't happen anymore."

The semi was a contracted mail truck out of Jacksonville. Morrow says he'd just left the post office in Tallahassee when the incident happened.

Morrow has not been charged in the accident.


UPDATE
By: Lanetra Bennett
April 21, 2014, 2:30 p.m.

The motorcycle driver involved in this morning's fatal crash has been identified. Tallahassee Police say 30-year-old Homer Berkowitz crashed his motorcycle into a semi truck that was stopped at a traffic light. TPD is still investigating the crash.


UPDATE
By: Lanetra Bennett
April 21, 2014, 7:30 a.m.

We've spoken with the truck driver in this morning's crash.The truck involved in the accident was a contracted mail truck from Jacksonville. He says the crash happened around 2:30 AM. He was stopped at the intersection of Apalachee and Capital Circle SE for about 30 seconds when the motorcycle crashed. The driver also says he only felt a small bump and heard a scraping sound when the crash happened.


UPDATE
By: Lanetra Bennett
April 21, 2014, 7 a.m.

All lanes are now open at Capital Circle SE and Apalachee Parkway in Tallahassee. The identity of the motorcycle driver has not been released. Authorities are still investigating.


By: Lanetra Bennett
April 21, 2014

Tallahassee police are on the scene of a fatal accident between a motorcycle and a semi truck. It happened at the intersection of Capital Circle SE and Apalachee Parkway. The driver of the motorcycle has been pronounced dead. Police are rerouting traffic in that area. We have a reporter on scene and will bring you more updates as they become available.


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