Crash kills a motorcyclist in Citrus County - WFLA News Channel 8

Crash kills a motorcyclist in Citrus County

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CITRUS COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

A motorcyclist is dead after colliding with a tree on Saturday evening in Citrus County, Florida Highway Patrol troopers said.

According to the FHP report, James Christopher Jantzen, Jr., 44, of Floral City, was going south on Withlapopka Drive near Sandalwood Way on his Harley Davidson. He tried to turn but missed the curve and crashed into a tree on the shoulder.

Jantzen was thrown off the motorcycle, troopers said. He was not wearing a helmet. He died at the scene from the injuries, according to the FHP report.

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