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Motorcyclist killed on Catawba Trail in Wakulla County

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Published: Jul. 4, 2016 at 8:00 PM EDT
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WCTV Eyewitness News

July 4, 2016

WAKULLA, Fla. (WCTV) -- A motorcyclist is dead after a crash in Wakulla County.

It happened on County Road 365 at Catawba Trail around 5:12 p.m. Monday.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, 23-year-old Jason Godfrey Wisner, was driving south on the road at the same time that 67-year-old Kenneth Morris Purvis was driving on the opposite side of the road. 44-year-old Melody Ann Milhollin was stopped on Catawba Trail facing west of the intersection of County 365.

As Purvis approached Catawba Trail, Wisner entered in front of him as he attempted to make a left turn. Purvis tried to avoid the collision by veering to the right and traveled into the eastbound lane of road. The left side of Purvis' motorcycle hit the front left bumper of Wisner's 1993 Chevrolet 1500.

After the collision, Purvis and his motorcycle traveled across Catawba Trail and collided with the front bumper of Milhollin's 2004 Nissan Frontier.

Purvis died from his injuries.


By: WCTV Eyewitness News

July 4, 2016

WAKULLA, Fla. (WCTV) -- A fatal accident has been reported in Wakulla County.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, it happened around 5:15 p.m on Spring Creek Highway and Catawba Trail.

Roadways are blocked. You are encouraged to use an alternate route.