Monday, June 18, 2018
Public safety

Citrus County motorcyclist killed near Brooksville is identified

BROOKSVILLE — Authorities on Friday identified the Citrus County man who died this week after he was thrown from his motorcycle near the Hill 'n Dale community.

Adam Halcomb, 30, of town of Hernando, was driving with a passenger west on State Road 50 near Cammie Street when a Ford Crown Victoria turned in front of him, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. Troopers identified the passenger as 33-year-old Tamsa Ann Abney, also of Hernando.

Halcomb and Tamsa were thrown into the median when the motorcycle hit the front of the Ford. Halcomb, who was not wearing a helmet, was flown to Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, where he died, troopers said. Abney, who was wearing a helmet, was seriously injured and taken to the same Pasco County hospital. Her condition was not available Friday.

Charges are pending the results of an investigation.

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