Motorcyclist killed in Broward identified


A Coconut Creek man who died Saturday after his motorcycle collided with a vehicle in Deerfield Beach has been identified.

The incident took place around 5:45 p.m. in front of the Sawgrass Promenade on the 1300 block of South Military.

Broward Sheriff’s Office said a 2007 Honda, driven by James Morin, 73, was travelling northbound on South Military trail and got into the turning lane to make a left into the plaza.

At the same time, motorcyclist Jeffrey Hirt, 47, was heading south on South Military Trail. When the Honda made the left turn, it got into the path of the approaching motorcycle and Hirt collided into the passenger side of the vehicle.

Hirt was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No charges have been filed and the investigation continues.

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