Night time dirt bike ride turns fatal in Lehigh

Posted at 8:09 AM, Dec 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-21 08:09:47-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Lehigh Acres man is dead after he was hit while riding a dirt bike Sunday night.

The crash happened at 6:50pm on Leonard Boulevard South at the intersection with Fairway Drive.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of a pickup truck was making a left turn onto Fairway Drive and collided with a dirk bike headed the other direction on Leonard.  The truck's driver told troopers that he was unable to see the bike since it did not have a headlight on.

39-year-old Rondricious Robinson was thrown from the bike.  He later died at Lehigh Regional Medical Center.

Troopers say he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.