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Motorcyclist killed in Okeechobee Boulevard crash

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A 25-year-old motorcyclist was killed Thursday afternoon on Okeechobee Boulevard near Powell Road.

According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office report, Billy Jorcilien of West Palm Beach was riding a 2015 Honda motorcycle at 4:09 p.m. eastbound on Okeechobee Boulevard. 

A 2014 Chevrolet truck was westbound on Okeechobee Boulevard.  

Jorcilien attempted to make a left turn onto Powell Road and was struck on the right side of a trailer being pulled by the truck.

According to witnesses, the motorcycle was speeding and making erratic lane changes before the wreck. 

Just before the crash the motorcycle passed a vehicle and abruptly changed lanes in front of the vehicle it passed before striking the truck's trailer.

The driver of the truck was not hurt.

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