LAKE PLACID, FL. -- Robert Brian Hargrove, 51 of Lake Placid, Fl. died of injuries after a motorcycle crash that occurred Thursday night at 7:30 p.m.
Hargrove was westbound on Catfish Creek Rd. near Lake Placid when his 1999 Harley Davidson motorcycle ran off the road onto the north shoulder where it struck palmettos and scrub oaks and then continued west on the shoulder in soft sand.
The cycle then collided with a wire fence and overturned, coming to rest on it's top facing northeast on the north shoulder, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Hargrove was ejected during the crash and was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers by air. He died Friday at the hospital. A blood alcohol test is pending said the Florida Highway Patrol.