Motorcylce crash on US 1 ends with one fatality

A traffic accident officials believed occurred early Thursday morning on U.S 1 ended with the death of one motorcyclist.

The name of the driver is known but has not yet been released, pending notification of next of kin.

The motorcycle was traveling northbound on U.S. 1 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve, just north of Seminole Woods Boulevard.

The bike, a 1995 Harley D, crashed on the right shoulder, after striking a concrete culvert. The driver came to final rest in a ditch behind a roadside barrier, obscured from passing traffic. The driver and the motorcycle were discovered by a passing pedestrian around 12:45 p.m. and reported to authorities.

The driver was wearing a helmet. The bike is estimated to have $2,000 in damage.