Dunnellon man killed in motorcycle crash

A single vehicle traffic crash at 12:34 pm, Monday afternoon, July 10, took the life of 54 year-old Donald Lee Coday, of Dunnellon. According to the press release by the Florida Highway Patrol, Mr. Coday was driving a 2014 Harley Davidson Street G motorcycle, traveling east on CR-488 (W. Dunnellon Rd.) east of N. Chabaud Ter. in Crystal River, when he failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway. As a result, the motorcycle drove from the roadway onto the eastbound (south) grass shoulder. Mr. Coday was ejected from the motorcycle, and both he and the motorcycle collided with a utility pole. Mr. Coday sustained fatal injuries and expired at the scene of the crash. The report stated that Mr. Coday was not wearing a helmet.

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