Motorcyclist, 24, killed in Citrus County collision with deer

Last Updated: Monday, March 06, 2017, 11:05 AM EST

A 24-year-old man was killed Sunday evening when his motorcycle collided with a deer on a Citrus County road. 

  • Motorcyclist, 24, killed in collision with deer
  • Crash happened Sunday evening in Crystal River
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According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Bobby Lee Williams of Chiefland was riding his 2003 Harley-Davidson motorcycle northbound at 7 p.m. on US Highway 19 just before West Bentbow Path when a deer jumped into his path.    

The motorcycle collided with the deer and overturned, troopers said.

Williams, who troopers said was not wearing a helmet, was transported to Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center, where he later died.