76.2 F
The Villages
Friday, August 12, 2022

73-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash in Sumter County

A 73-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash Wednesday in Sumter County.

The Webster man was riding a 2019 Harley-Davidson motorcycle at about 3 p.m. on County Road 48, west of County Road 616, when he collided with a 1999 Ford 350 driven by a 71-year-old Webster man, according to an arrest report from the Florida Highway Patrol.

The pickup failed to yield to the motorcycle, turning into its path.

The motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital where he died of injuries suffered in the crash. He had not been wearing a helmet, the report noted.

The man driving the pickup and a 71-year-old female passenger, also from Webster, escaped injury in the crash.

More Headlines
Stories in and around The Villages, Florida

The Villages, Florida

Letters to the Editor
Opinions submitted by residents in and around The Villages

Windmill and water tower weren’t built to withstand Florida weather

A Village of Dunedin resident writes that it is pretty obvious that the windmill and water tower at Brownwood were constructed with materials that never had a chance of surviving Florida weather. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Spend the money on amenities not windmill and water tower

In a Letter to the Editor, a couple from the Leyton Villas writes that the money to be spent on the replacement of the windmill and water tower at Brownwood would be better spent on improved amenities.

Morse family can pay for windmill and water tower

A Village of Monarch Grove resident, in Letter to the Editor, contends that the Morse family can pay for the replacement of the windmill and water tower at Brownwood Paddock Square.

Colors add a breath of fresh air

A resident of the Historic Side of The Villages says a home with controversial colors is actually a breath of fresh air. Read her Letter to the Editor.

President Trump’s home invasion

A Village of Buttonwood resident sounds off on the FBI raid at the home of former President Trump. Read his Letter to the Editor.

The Villages, Florida