A motorcycle accident that left one dead also led to the arrest of one of his friends.
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Florida Highway Patrol troopers responded to John Young Parkway south of Central Florida Parkway just before 11:45 p.m. Sunday for reports of a single motorcycle accident.
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According to FHP, the rider, identified only as a 35-year-old man from Orlando, lost control of the motorcycle and fell to the side. He was taken to Osceola Regional Hospital where he later died.
As the motorcyclist was taken to hospital, soldiers said a group of people came to the scene of the accident and took the motorbike away.
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FHP on Wednesday identified Michael Alexander Cedano Calderon, 31, as one of the victim’s friends who coordinated the removal of the motorcycle from the crash scene.
Calderon was incarcerated in the Orange County jail for tampering with evidence.
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The motorcycle has since been recovered by FHP and entered into evidence.
The accident investigation is ongoing.
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