News: Motorcyclist dies in crash while performing stunt in Deerfield Beach

DEERFIELD BEACH, FL – The Broward Sheriff’s Office reports a motorcyclist was killed in a crash while performing a stunt in Deerfield Beach Monday night.

37-year-old Alvaro Escalante died in the accident that took place on West Hillsboro Boulevard near Northeast 41st Avenue at about 10:23 p.m.

The sheriff’s office says Escalante was performing a wheelie with his Aprilia RSV4 motorcycle when he crashed into a Subaru WRX sedan driven by Marcio Nantes Vehara Filho. Filho was started to making a left turn onto Northeast 41st Avenue when the motorcycle hit the sedan’s driver’s side.

Escalante was thrown from the motorcycle and was later pronounced dead of his injuries at Broward Health North. 

In a news release, the sheriff’s office said, “reckless driving and excessive speed could be considered a possible contributing factor to the crash based on the vehicle damage and physical evidence left on scene.”

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