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Thursday, February 2, 2023

Ocala motorcyclist killed in single-vehicle crash on County Road 464

A 45-year-old man from Ocala was killed on Thursday morning in a motorcycle crash that occurred on County Road 464 in Marion County.

On Thursday, at approximately 6 a.m., the man was traveling southbound on County Road 464 in the right lane, according to the Florida Highway Patrol incident report. When the man was approximately one-tenth of a mile south of Hickory Road, the motorcycle he was riding veered onto the west grass shoulder.

FHP stated that the motorcycle continued in a southerly direction and then went airborne. While the motorcycle was in the air, the man was separated from the vehicle, and he came to a final rest on the grass shoulder.

The motorcycle continued to travel in a southwesterly direction and came to a stop on the railroad tracks that were nearby.

The man sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. His name was not released by the Florida Highway Patrol.