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Brooksville couple killed in dirt bike/ATV crash


A Brooksville husband and wife were killed Thursday night when they crashed nearly head-on into each other.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Tracy R. Arnold, 40, was driving a Yamaha YZ85 dirt bike on Hayman Road, east of Deep Well Drive around 9:30 p.m. Meanwhile, her husband, 36-year-old Michael D. Arnold II, was riding a Yamaha Banshee ATV in the opposite direction.

The FHP said the couple collided nearly head-on, ejecting both drives from their respective vehicles.

Both died at the scene, the FHP said.

Neither were wearing helmets, the FHP said, and deputies are awaiting toxicology reports.

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