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Brooksville motorcyclist crashes into pole, dies

BROOKSVILLE — A motorcyclist crashed into a utility pole and died Saturday evening, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.

Gene Arden Leavitt, Jr., 51, was riding south on U.S. 41, north of Ancient Trail. About 8:45 p.m., his Yamaha veered off the road, according to the FHP.

Leavitt collided with a utility pole on the road’s west shoulder and died at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet, the agency reported.

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