Broward County

Motorcyclist killed in West Park crash

A motorcyclist speeding down a West Park street died after deputies say his brakes locked and he took a tumble, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.

Jose Antonio Uriarte Jr., 26, who was not wearing a helmet, was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital where he died.

According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, Uriarte was heading west on Southwest 25th Street near State Road 7 just before noon Wednesday when he crashed.

No other vehicles were involved.

Anyone with information is asked to call BSO’s Traffic Homicide Detective Robert Hager at 954-321-4840 or Crime Stoppers of Broward County at 954-493-TIPS (8477).

Carli Teproff: 305-376-3587, @CTeproff

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