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Powell Road Crash Kills Motorcyclist and Driver

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While making a left turn, the driver entered the path of the motorcycle, FHP troopers say.

HERNANDO COUNTY – A Brooksville man and a Ridge Manor motorcyclist died from injuries they suffered in a crash on Powell Road, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The motorcyclist, a 25-year-old Ridge Manor man, died at the scene. He was wearing a helmet. The driver, a 76-year-old Brooskville woman, died at a hospital where she was taken after the crash. It is unknown if she was wearing a seat belt.

The crash happened at the intersection of Powell Road and Batten Road in Hernando County.

Troopers said the woman was driving an SUV north on Batten Road when she made a left turn onto Powell Road. The turn took the SUV into the path of a motorcycle that was headed east on Powell. As a result, the motorcycle hit the SUV.

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