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Motorcycle mishap kills Carrabelle man

David Adlerstein
The Apalachicola Times

A 62-year-old Carrabelle man was killed late Sunday afternoon when he overturned his motorcycle headed east from the city on U.S. 98.

Family members have confirmed that the Robert Dale Winchester was killed in the mishap.

Florida Highway Patrol

The Florida Highway Patrol reported Sunday that at about 5:02 p.m., the motorcycle was headed eastbound near Kenneth B. Cope Avenue, which is just south of the Will Kendrick Sports Complex, when it traveled onto the southern shoulder of the roadway and continued traveling in a easterly direction.

The motorcycle then overturned several times before coming to final rest, with the driver sustaining fatal injuries.

An avid backer of the Franklin County High School football program, Winchester is the husband of Selina Winchester, and the father of Seahawk senior running backs Charlee Winchester and junior Larry Winchester.

Dale Winchester, right, with wife Selina and son Charlee at the Sept. 4 Franklin County High School Senior Night celebration.