Wesley Chapel Motorcyclist Dies in Crash
He was thrown from his motorcycle, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
PASCO COUNTY – A Wesley Chapel man died Thursday (July 6) when he was thrown from his motorcycle during a traffic collision, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Justin Freijah Lovig, 29, of Wesley Chapel, died at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet, troopers said. Mary Louise Bitting, 51, of Wesley Chapel, the other driver, received minor injuries.
The crash happened about 6:47 p.m. at the intersection of Old Pasco Road and Quail Hollow Boulevard. Bitting was driving a 2002 Lexus RX north on Old Pasco Road. Troopers said she failed to yield when she made a left turn onto Quail Hollow into the path of the 2008 Honda V-Rod that Mr. Lovig was riding.
The Honda hit the passenger side of the Lexus. The impact threw Mr. Lovig off his bike.
For information about the Florida Highway Patrol, go to flhsmv.gov.
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