Published: Jan 09, 2014 2:56 PM EST
Updated: Jan 09, 2014 7:04 PM EST

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident involving a motorcycle and a van on Cypress Lake Dr. at Lake Breeze Dr.

FHP said Sean Parke, 17, died on the scene. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The driver of the van, Evelyn Miozza, 78, sustained only minor injuries. Her passenger, 80-year-old Shirley Sylves, was taken to Lee Memorial with serious injuries. Both were wearing their seat belts. Alcohol is not considered a factor.

Though Parke was traveling at a high rate of speed, FHP said that Miozza turned left into his path.

Charges are pending a traffic homicide investigation.