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.