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Motorcyclist, 57, dies in U.S. 19 crash in Weeki Wachee

WEEKI WACHEE — A 57-year-old Tennessee man was killed in a motorcycle crash on U.S. 19 Friday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The victim was going through the intersection at Northcliffe Boulevard in Weeki Wachee at about 3:50 p.m. when his 2006 Harley Davidson crashed into a southbound vehicle that was turning left on a green turn signal, troopers said. The driver of the 2003 Ford truck, Donald Hooks, 33, of Spring Hill, suffered minor injuries.

The unidentified motorcyclist, who is from Franklin, Tenn., was thrown from the bike and died at the scene from his injuries, troopers said.

Motorcyclist, 57, dies in U.S. 19 crash in Weeki Wachee 04/29/11 [Last modified: Friday, April 29, 2011 10:47pm]
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