News: 64-year-old man killed when motorcycle overturns in Umatilla


LAKE COUNTY, FL – A man died in a motorcycle accident in Lake County on Saturday morning, state troopers said.

According to the Leesburg News, the accident happened on County Road 450 near West 9th Avenue in Umatilla at 10:41 a.m. The Florida Highway Patrol said a 64-year-old man was riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle when he was unable to negotiate a left curve.

The motorcycle went off the roadway and overturned on the grass shoulder of the roadway.  The motorcycle rider, a resident of Deland, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet, investigators said.

The FHP is continuing its investigation into the crash.

The aftermath of a motorcycle accident can leave injured parties and their families with difficult questions about the future of their health and finances.  The Lake County Motorcycle Accident Attorneys at Whittel & Melton are here to provide you with the legal guidance you need if you or a loved one have been involved in a motorcycle crash. We can be reached online or by phone at 866-608-5529 to schedule a free consultation where we can discuss your options.

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