Coral Gables

One person killed in Coral Gables crash involving a motorcycle

The Coral Gables Police Department was investigating a fatal crash Sunday that involved a motorcycle and a United States Postal Service truck.

The accident happened about 2:15 p.m. Sunday in the 1200 block of Anastasia Avenue.

According to police, the USPS truck was heading west on Anastasia Avenue when the driver slowed to turn into the entrance of the Biltmore Hotel. The driver of a red 2000 Kawasaki motorcycle, who was also heading west, hit the truck from behind, police said.

The driver of the motorcycle, who was not identified Sunday, was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s Air Rescue, where he later died.

The driver of USPS truck, who was not injured, remained on the scene. The Gables police Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating the cause of the crash.

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