Seabrook Woman Dies in Daytona Beach Bike Week Crash, cops say
A Seabrook woman was one of six people who died during Bike Week in Daytona Beach, Florida early Sunday morning.
Daytona Beach Police spokesman Messod Bendayan told Seacoast Current that Kelly Surrette, 39, was a passenger on a Harley-Davidson Softail that was stopped in a lane on International Speedway Boulevard (Route 92) that was hit from the rear by a 2000 Toyota RAV 4 on on around 5:30 a.m. near the Speedway, according to Bendayan.
Surrette and the driver, an 18-year-old resident of Durand, Illinois were knocked to the ground by the impact, according to Bendayan, who said Surrette was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Surrette nor the driver were wearing helmets, according to Bendayan.
Bendayan said the driver turned around to retrieve a hat that blew off his head as they rode. His father was following behind in another vehicle.
The 25-year-old driver of the RAV 4 from Georgia consented to a blood alcohol test after police suspected he may have been impaired, Bendayan said. Four other passengers were in the SUV and were not injured
Bendayan said no charges had been filed pending completion of the investigation.
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