May 24, 2024


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Wellington man, 24, dies after motorcycle collides with Porsche outside Walmart in Royal Palm Beach

ROYAL PALM BEACH — A 24-year-old Wellington man died Tuesday morning after his motorcycle collided with a Porsche outside the Walmart Supercenter in Royal Palm Beach, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said.

Paramedics declared Tavian J. O’Brien dead at the scene, according to a PBSO crash report.

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The report said O’Brien was traveling east on Belvedere Road at about 8 a.m. when he changed lanes near State Road 7 and accelerated to pass another vehicle.

The move took O’Brien’s Suzuki GSX-R750 motorcycle into the path of a 2015 Porsche that had been westbound on Belvedere and was turning south into the Walmart parking lot, according to PBSO. The motorcycle struck the Porsche’s passenger side.

The report does not indicate the Porsche driver is facing charges in the wreck. PBSO said he reported no injuries.

The report does not say how fast either vehicle was traveling at the time of the crash.

This article originally appeared on Palm Beach Post: Tavian O’Brien of Wellington dies in motorcycle crash outside Walmart