FHP identifies motorcyclist who died in crash as Miami man


Special to The Miami Herald

Authorities have identified the man who died Sunday afternoon after he lost control of his motorbike.

Florida Highways Patrol said Gardy Louissaint, 31, of Miami was driving an Honda 1000 on Ives Dairy Road east of Northeast 10th Avenue at 1.50 PM when he attempted to change lanes to overtake another vehicle and lost control.

He slammed into a utility pole and was pronounced dead at the scene, Florida Highway Patrol spokesman Joe Sanchez said.

Louissaint was not wearing a helmet and alcohol was not involved, FHP said.

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