WESTCHASE, Fla. — A motorcyclist in Westchase has died after a van struck him Saturday morning, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.

  • 66-year-old motorcyclist dies after being struck by van
  • The van reportedly struck the motorcyclist, another vehicle
  • Deputies don't believe alcohol was a factor

According to deputies, the motorcyclist, a 66-year-old man, was driving a 2007 FJR motorcycle on southbound Race Track Road at the intersection of Countryway Boulevard.

The man reportedly stopped behind a silver Nissan Rogue at the intersection around 9:10 a.m., when the driver of a white Chrysler Town and Country van approached, striking both the motorcyclist and the Rogue.

The Sheriff’s Office said the motorcyclist was thrown from the motorcycle into the middle of the intersection.

He was airlifted to St. Joseph’s main hospital and was pronounced dead.

According to deputies, they do not believe alcohol was a factor in the deadly crash.