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Dunnellon man killed in motorcycle crash Saturday

The crash took place in Putnam County Saturday afternoon.
Credit: KFMB

PALATKA, Fla. — A motorcyclist died after he was ejected during a crash in Putnam County Saturday, Florida Highway Patrol said. 

He was a 39-year-old man from Dunnellon.

The motorcyclist was driving westbound on State Road 20, just east of Wippletree Road, when his motorcycle struck the back of a car driven by an 80-year-old woman.

The motorcycle overturned on the grass shoulder and ejected the man. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The 80-year-old woman was able to bring her car to a controlled stop and was uninjured.

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