1 dead, 1 seriously injured in Alachua County motorcycle crash


WALDO, Fla. – A motorcyclist is fighting for his life after his motorcycle overturned and his passenger died, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.

Troopers were dispatched to the crash on U.S. 301 southbound, north of Waldo, around 11:12 p.m. Sunday. Investigators said Scott Bobbins, 51, of Starke, lost control of his motorcycle when it overturned on the highway. 

He was transported to UF Health with life-threatening injuries. His passenger, Cassie Riley from Keystone Heights, died at the scene, according to FHP.

Troopers said the man and woman were not wearing helmets and charges are pending.