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Gilchrist Bridge reopens after being shut down due to fatal motorcycle accident

Posted: 3:12 PM, Jun 10, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-11 02:49:24Z
Motorcycle accident shuts down Gilchrist Bridge
Motorcycle accident shuts down Gilchrist Bridge
Motorcycle accident shuts down Gilchrist Bridge

UPDATE:

Gilchrist Bridge reopens after fatal motorcycle crash. The motorcyclist was taken to a hospital in Charlotte County but died from their injuries.  

 

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CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. --- A motorcycle accident shuts down Gilchrist Bridge Sunday afternoon. 

Punta Gorda Police Department sent out this tweet shortly after the accident: 

The bridge is currently closed while investigators work to clear up the accident. Driver's are encouraged to find an alternative route. 

FOX 4 is on the scene.