News: Motorcycle accident in Dunnellon leaves 1 dead, 1 injured


DUNNELLON, FL –  The Florida Highway Patrol said a motorcycle accident in Marion County Sunday night left one person dead and another injured.

A report by WKMG states that the crash occurred on County Road 484 near San Miguel Boulevard in Dunnellon.

An investigation by the FHP indicated that a motorcyclist braked hard while headed east on County Road 484 at about 9:20 p.m, causing the bike to skid and overturn. The man operating the motorcycle and a female passenger were both ejected.  The man, age 61, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The 54-year-old passenger was critically injured and transported to HCA Florida Ocala Hospital.  Both were Illinois residents.

At the law firm of Whittel & Melton, our Marion County Motorcycle Accident Attorneys are here to help if you or a loved one have been involved in a motorcycle crash. We will work closely with you throughout the legal process and will do all we can to help you recover the full and fair financial compensation that you deserve.  We can be reached online or by phone at 866-608-5529 to schedule a free consultation.

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