Updating Breaking News: Motorcyclist dies in three-vehicle collision in Levy County

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The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a fatal three-vehicle crash this morning at approximately 6:28 am on US Highway 41 and SE 2nd Street in Levy County.

According to the FHP report, a sedan driven by a 35-year-old Dunnellon man was traveling north on US Highway 41 behind a motorcycle, driven by a 53-year-old Morriston man, who was also traveling north on US Highway 41 and was slowing to turn left into a driveway.

As the motorcycle slowed, the sedan struck the rear of the motorcycle, and the driver was thrown from the motorcycle. A tractor/trailer, driven by a 28-year-old Bell man, was traveling south on US Highway 41 and struck the driver of the motorcycle, who was pronounced deceased on the scene.

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The FHP did not release the names of the three drivers associated with the collisions.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more details are known.

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