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Elbert Peace, 64, and Christine Peace, 55, killed when their motorcycle collides with a car driven by Lon Seibert, 57, on State 100, near Gainesville.
Modified Date:Mon, 03/09/2015 - 10:12am
Accident Date:Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Two motorcyclists died Thursday evening when a car turned into their path in Putnam County. The crash occurred around 6 p.m. Wednesday on State Road 100 at State Road 26, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Lon Seibert, 57, was driving a car on State Road 100 and intended to turn onto Putnam Loop Road. Elbert Peace, 64, was riding a motorcycle westbound on State Road 100 and approached the intersection. Troopers say Seibert turned left in front of the motorcycle Peace's motorcycle hit Seibert's car. Peace and his passenger, Christine Peace, 55, were thrown from the motorcycle. Elbert Peace was taken to UF Health in Gainesville and died. Christine Peace was taken to the same hospital with critical injuries.Seibert was not injured. Charges are pending an investigation, according to the FHP report.
Roadway:State Road 100 at State Road 26
County:Alachua County, FL