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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.


DUNNELLON, FL – State troopers said a sport utility vehicle collided with a Marion County school bus on Tuesday morning, reports the Ocala-News.

The incident took place near the intersection of SW 155th Street and SW 100th Avenue in Dunnellon at about 7:15 a.m.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the school bus had stopped in the eastbound lanes of SW 155th Street with its stop signals displayed as a 15-year-old student was getting on board.  At that time, a 74-year-old Dunnellon woman was driving an SUV eastbound on SW 155th Street and failed to safely come to a stop, crashing into the back of the school bus.

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DUNELLON, FL – State troopers said a vehicle going south on SW 180th Avenue in Dunnellon was involved in a deadly crash over the weekend.

According to the Ocala News, five people were in a sedan involved in the accident on Saturday night at about 8:30 p.m.  The Florida Highway Patrol said a 27-year-old woman was driving near the intersection of SW Highway 484 when the vehicle struck a gate in the private driveway of Cannon Farms.  The car hit several fence posts and trees, and ended up on the driveway.

The driver, a Homosassa resident, was pronounced dead a short time later.  Four passengers in the sedan who range in age 18 to 25 were seriously injured and taken to HCA Florida Ocala Hospital.  Troopers said none of the occupants were wearing seat belts.

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