Crash occurred on County Road 3280 in Walton County.

A Walton County motorcyclist is hospitalized in critical condition following a collision with a buzzard early Sunday night.

 

According to a Florida Highway Patrol press release, Dominic John Brewer, 47, of Santa Rosa Beach, was traveling west on County Road 3280 at the time of the 6:15 p.m. crash.

While operating a 2016 Harley-Davidson Street Glide on CR 3280, a buzzard flew into the path of the motorcycle from the south shoulder. Upon the collision, Brewer lost control and was thrown from the Harley after traveling off the roadway.

Brewer, who was not wearing a helmet, was taken to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center where he remained listed in critical condition Monday morning.

The FHP release noted alcohol was not related to the crash and that charges are pending.