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Friday, December 2, 2022

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

An 80-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash Saturday morning in Sumter County.

The Bushnell man had been riding the motorcycle at 7:25 a.m. on County Road 673 at County Road 683D near the Sumter Oaks Escapees RV Park in Bushnell when he failed to negotiate a curve, according to an accident report from the Florida Highway Patrol. His motorcycle left the roadway and overturned.

The man suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash.

The report noted he was not wearing a helmet.

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