Local Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident


The Clermont PD has issued the following statement regarding a motorcycle accident that occurred on October 30, 2018.

The Clermont Police Department investigated a fatal single vehicle crash which occurred at the 500 block of Pitt Street.

At approximately 8:00 am, Clermont Police officers and Clermont fire and rescue were dispatched to this area for a crash involving a motorcycle veered off the roadway and struck a concrete fixture.

The operator was identified as Mr. Zachary Austin Taylor, a Clermont resident.


Mr. Taylor sustained significant injures and was transported to South Lake Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Preliminary investigation indicates speed was a contributing factor in this crash. This is still an active investigation.