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Dunnellon motorcycle accident claims life of Crystal River man

Date: 
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 3:44pm
Local News update


A Crystal River man died following an accident at 1:08 a.m. on Tuesday in Dunnellon.

Citrus County dispatchers received a 911 call about the traffic crash at County Road 488 and Diamond T Lane in Dunnellon. 

One of the victims, Marie Bunts, 53, of Crystal River, said that she and her boyfriend were in a motorcycle accident, and that she could not find him.  Deputies arrived on scene and found Randy L. Boose, 59, of 7610 N. Brahma Terrace in Crystal River, unconscious and not alert.

They began CPR and diligently tried to resuscitate him until EMS arrived, at which time he was pronounced dead at the scene.  Bunts was transported to Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center.  The Medical Examiner’s office was contacted about the death, and responded to the scene. 

The accident was a single-vehicle motorcycle crash, and it appears that the motorcycle left the roadway onto the shoulder while travelling east bound and did not correct.  The motorcycle hit a traffic sign, and both riders were ejected.  The crash is under investigation.

No further details are available.

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