PALM HARBOR Ė A Palm Harbor man died at the scene of a crash about 5:50 p.m. July 15 on Belcher Road at Hawk Avenue.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Joshua Edgar Lane, 28, was driving motorcycle northbound on Belcher Road in the left lane, north of Alderman Road. Allision E. Kahn-Bens, 60, of Tarpon Springs was traveling northbound on Belcher Road in the left lane approaching Hawk Avenue.
Lane was traveling behind Kahn-Bens and approached the 2007 Ford SUV at a high rate of speed. Troopers said Lane attempted to reduce speed but still collided with the rear of the SUV. The motorcycle then traveled to the curbed median where it crashed into two trees. The motorcycle came to rest in the inside lane of Belcher Road.
Lane died at the scene. Kahn-Bens received minor injuries and was treated at Mease Dunedin Hospital. No charges were filed.