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Wildwood motorcyclist dies after colliding with SUV driven by Summerfield woman

Tony Sammons
Tony Sammons

A Wildwood motorcyclist has died after colliding with a sport utility vehicle driven by a Summerfield woman.

Tony Sammons, 52, died Thursday at Ocala Regional Medical Center from injuries suffered in the crash.

He had been riding a 2004 Harley-Davidson motorcycle at 10:41 a.m. Monday heading north on U.S. Hwy. 27 at Citizens Boulevard in Leesburg when he collided with a 2017 Buick SUV driven by 79-year-old Nancy Mitchell of Summerfield, according to the Leesburg Police Department. She had been attempting to make a left turn onto Citizens Boulevard when the crash occurred.

Sammons suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to the hospital in Ocala.

The crash remains under investigation by the Leesburg Police Department Traffic Unit.

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