Man dies in motorcycle crash

Man dies in motorcycle crash

Marion County  — Mark Hanson, 53, was killed Monday night when he lost control of his 2008 Harley-Davidson. Florida Highway Patrol troopers said Hanson was traveling westbound on State Road 40 when, for unknowns reasons, he locked up his rear brake and dumped the motorcycle on its left side. According to the crash report, Hanson’s […]

Family, teachers, students, and staff mourn after student was killed

Family, teachers, students, and staff mourn after student was killed

[Last updated on November 14, 2016, at 5:14 p.m. In a previous version of this article, FHP had reported that Philip Catalano was also 17. FHP says they made a mistake on the report, as Catalano is actually 72.]  Marion County – A teen’s family is devastated after Nickolas L. Watke, 17, a Lake Weir High […]

Couple injured in motorcycle crash released from hospital, at fault driver arrested

At fault driver did not have license

Couple injured in motorcycle crash released from hospital, at fault driver arrested

[Last updated on October 2, 2015, at 1:46 p.m.] Ocala, Florida — On Sunday, September 20, the sun was just going down when John Chiguina, 37, and his girlfriend, Jennifer “Shelley” Turner, 42, decided to go for a ride on Chiguina’s black 2014 Kawasaki Vulcan motorcycle. Little did the couple know that their lives would […]

Motorcyclist killed after vehicle turned in front of him

Motorcyclist killed after vehicle turned in front of him

Ocala, Florida — A motorcycle rider was killed in a crash Thursday morning when a minivan turned in front of the motorcycle at Northeast 35th Street and Northeast 33rd Avenue. A 2005 Pontiac Montana minivan, driven by Jennifer King, 35, was traveling west on Northeast 35th street, approaching the intersection of Northeast 33rd Avenue. According […]

441 crash seriously injures 1; ShandsCair helicopter has mechanical failure

441 crash seriously injures 1; ShandsCair helicopter has mechanical failure

Belleview, Florida — On Tuesday, the Florida Highway Patrol responded to a crash at U.S. 441 and Southeast 104th Terrace, involving a motorcycle and SUV. According to reports, the motorcycle, driven by Todd Worrell, 59, was traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 441 preparing to make a U-turn to go southbound on U.S. 441. A 2005 […]

Motorcycle Crash Claims Two Lives In Dunnellon

Motorcycle Crash Claims Two Lives In Dunnellon

  Dunnellon, Florida — Two motorcyclists were killed on April 26, 2014 as they were cruising in a rural area of Marion County. Justin Richard, 22, of Weeki Wachi, Florida and Douglas Keller, 27, of Citrus Springs, Florida were traveling together, southbound on SW 180th Avenue at a high rate of speed when both drivers […]