Investigation Underway into Fatal Motorcycle Crash
UPDATE: 9/24/2017, 1:58 P.M. – The deceased has been identified as 51-year-old Gene Arden Leavitte Jr. Officials say Leavitte struck a utility pole while traveling southbound on US-41. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
BROOKSVILLE – Law enforcement is on the scene of motorcycle crash that has claimed the life of one person.
Fire Rescue responded to Tall Oaks Mobile Home Park, located at 11811 N. Broad Street, after reports of single vehicle crash. Before arriving on scene, law enforcement advised that the victim was already deceased.
The cause of the crash is unknown, as the investigation is just getting underway.
Drivers can expect traffic delays or detours while the Florida Highway Patrol conducts their investigation.
We will bring more on this story as it develops.
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