CrimeMelbourne man dies in motorcycle crash, Cocoa Beach police say
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A 49-year-old Melbourne man died Sunday afternoon in a motorcycle crash, according to the Cocoa Beach Police Department.
Bernard Gillebaard was driving his 2018 Suzuki motorcycle south on N. Atlantic Ave shortly before noon when he crashed into the passenger side of a 2015 Volkswagen Jetta, said Sgt. Manny Hernandez.
The Jetta’s driver, 70-year-old Connecticut resident Judith Orr was making a left turn from the northbound lanes of N. Atlantic Ave when Gillebaard collided with her vehicle, Hernandez said.
Gillebaard later died at a local hospital. Orr sustained injuries that are not life-threatening and was taken to a hospital for treatment.
The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Cocoa Beach Police Department at (321) 868-3251.
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