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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

54-year-old Dunnellon motorcyclist killed in crash in Citrus County

A 54-year-old Dunnellon man was killed Sunday night when his motorcycle collided with an SUV in Citrus County.

The crash occurred at about 9:41 p.m. when the motorcyclist was traveling northbound on Independence Parkway near the intersection with Florida Avenue. The motorcyclist lost control when he entered a curve in the roadway, overturned, slide into the southbound lanes and slammed into the SUV, which was being driven by a 32-year-old Inverness woman, a Florida Highway Patrol report states.

The motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries in the crash, while the driver of the SUV, who was wearing her seat belt, escaped injury, the FHP report says.