Motorcyclist Dies Following Monday Crash In Leesburg

LEESBURG, Florida—A motorcyclist has died following a crash Monday morning in Leesburg.

Tony Sammons, 52, of Wildwood was traveling north on U.S. Highway 27 shortly before 10:45 a.m. Monday when he collided with a 2017 Buick SUV being driven by 79-year-old Nancy Mitchell of Summerfield.

Mitchell was southbound on U.S. Highway 27 and attempted to make a left turn onto Citizens Boulevard when Sammons, who was riding a 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle, struck the passenger side of the SUV as she made her turn, Leesburg Police Capt. Joe Iozzi said in a press release.

Sammons sustained serious injuries and was transported by air to Ocala Regional Medical Center, where he died Thursday.

The crash remains under investigation, Iozzi said.  

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