A Marion County motorcyclist was killed last night after he collided with another vehicle. David Purdy, 50, was traveling north on U.S. 301 when the other vehicle struck the left side of his motorcycle. He died on the scene. A passenger on the motorcycle was transported to Shands for non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the vehicle suffered minor injuries. Florida Highway Patrol reports Purdy was not wearing a helmet.
Tags U.S. Route 301
Small Business Saturday, created by American Express in 2010, was implemented to give a boost to local stores after the bustle of Black Friday. Business owners in Alachua County are grateful for the shopping holiday and have been feeling its positive effects.