Single Vehicle Motorcycle Crash Kills Spring Hill Couple
UDPATE: 4/10/2017, 5:24 – Officials now say 44-year-old Anthony Joseph Pilotti has died as a result of his injuries.
NEW PORT RICHEY (PASCO) – A motorcycle accident claimed the life of a Spring Hill woman and critically injured her husband, after the driver lost control and crashed at the intersection of SR-52 and Moon Lake Road.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 44-year-old Anthony Joseph Pilotti was driving a 2002 Yamaha XV1700 eastbound on SR-52, approaching Moon Lake Road, when he failed to negotiate a turn and struck a raised median. The impact ejected both Pilotti and his wife, 49-year-old Holly Starcia Rich onto the roadway. Rich died at the scene from her injuries and Pilotti was transported to Bayonet Point Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.
Alcohol is not suspected to be a contributing factor.
Neither occupant were wearing helmets at the time of the crash.
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