Published: Feb 23, 2011 11:47 PM EST
Updated: Feb 23, 2011 7:22 PM EST

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies reported to the scene of a fatal accident. at 53550 Bermont Rd., almost to the Glades County line.

The driver of a pickup truck traveling eastbound on CR-74 (Belmont Road) traveled into the path of oncoming traffic Wednesday afternoon.

The pickup truck caused two motorcyclists, who were traveling westbound on CR-74, to take evasive action by applying on brakes.

The two motorcyclists were ejected from their motorcycles.

The driver of the pickup truck traveled onto the north shoulder in an attempt to avoid striking the two motorcyclists.

Deputies on scene confirmed one of the motorcyclists, a 64-year-old Florida man, died.

The other motorcyclist is in fair condition at Lee Memorial Hospital.

FHP is conducting an investigation.

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