Dirt bike rider killed in Palm Beach County crash
A man riding an unlicensed dirt bike was killed Friday in a crash near Palm Springs.
Juan S. Salazar, 23, of Lantana, was riding east on Melaleuca Lane on a nonstreet-legal Suzuki dirt bike that did not have safety equipment such as lights or mirrors, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff ’s Office.
When a westbound jeep turned left, Salazar hit the back of the jeep and was thrown off his bike onto the jeep.
He was taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, where he died.