Dirt bike rider killed in Putnam County

PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. -- An Interlachen man was killed Tuesday night while on his Suzuki dirt bike, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Michael Wilber, 57, for unknown reasons had stopped in the westbound lane of SR-20 when he was struck by 59-year-old Timothy Buchner, who was driving west on SR-20 in a Mercury Villager.

FHP reported that the front bumper of Buchner's Mercury collided into Wilber's dirt bike. As a result,, the bike was tossed on it's right side.

The accident is being investigating by FHP. Charges are pending.


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