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Kissimmee motorcyclist killed in crash

Posted on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 4:34 pm

A Kissimmee man was killed early Saturday morning, when he lost control of the motorcycle he was riding.

According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, James Demler, 42, of Kissimmee, was traveling southbound on Florence Drive on the motorcycle at about 2 a.m., when for unknown reasons, he failed to negotiate a right turn onto Emerald Drive.

The motorcycle crashed on its right side, throwing Demler from the bike. The motorcycle then ended up on top of the victim, FHP reports stated. Demler was pronounced dead on scene. The crash remains under investigation