[UPDATE] LCSO Investigating Serious Crash

By: Eyewitness News Email
By: Eyewitness News Email

Updated 11/22 at: 9:08 a.m.

LCSO has issued a statement:

On Friday, November 19, 2010 the Leon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a traffic crash on State Road 20 near the intersection of Ben Stoutamire Road. The preliminary crash investigation has revealed that a 1998 Dodge Caravan driven by Gerhard Hofbauer, 59, was traveling east on State Road 20. A 2005 Yamaha motorcycle being driven by Jason Sulewski, 23, was stopped on State Road 20, waiting to turn onto Ben Stoutamire Road. As the van approached the intersection, it collided with the motorcycle from behind.

Sulewski was transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital with life threatening injuries. On Sunday evening, November 21, 2010 Sulewski died from the injuries sustained in the crash. An autopsy is scheduled for today.

The circumstances surrounding this crash are still under investigation.


Updated 11/20 at: 11:18 a.m.

As of 11:00 a.m. Saturday, the Leon County Sheriff's Office says, there is nothing new to report in the investigation.


Tallahassee, FL - LCSO deputies are still on the scene of a serious traffic accident in Tallahassee.

Deputies say a van and a motorcycle collided on Highway 20 near Stoudamire road at around 6:40 pm.

Deputies say the person on the motorcycle was taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital in critical condition. There's no word as to the condition of the driver of the van.

The names of those involved in the traffic accident have not yet been released.

WCTV will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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