Dannis Bish, an Orlando firefighter shown here on his Facebook page with his wife, Jayne, was killed and his spouse critically injured when his Harley was struck Saturday by a 16-year-old driver in a Mustang who made an improper left turn into their path in East Orange County. The Bishes had been in Volusia County the day before for Bike Week and it's unclear if they and another biker friend riding his own Harley and injured, were returning home from the biker event when the accident occurred.
DAYTONA BEACH -- Already with the opening three-day weekend of Bike Week gone, two bikers have lost their lives -- one near Pierson and the other in Orlando, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
BREAKING NEWS: Volusia County high school graduation rates have improved, but still lower than those in neighboring Seminole, Orange, Brevard & Flagler counties
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PIERSON, Fla. -- A trip to Volusia County by three co-workers ended in tragedy for a 34-year-old Ocala man after he became angry and jumped out of their moving pick-up truck and died, a Volusia County Sheriff's official said.
PIERSON, FLA. -- Two incumbents who are fern growers were returned to office here in Pierson, known as the "Fern Capital of the World," when no challengers emerged by the noon Friday deadline for qualifying.
As such, re-elected without opposition for another four years were seat 4 Councilman Samuel G.S. Bennett and seat 5 Councilman Herbert J. Bennett.