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Vehicle: 2013 Kawasaki Vulcan Motorcycle
Vehicle: 2008 Saturn Vue
Driver: (not injured)
James Chavez, II
9942 Adamo Drive
Saturn Vehicle Owner:
Amy Celeste Rumball
2310 Cherry Ridge Lane
At approximately 5 p.m. on November 9, James Chavez II was driving a 2008 Saturn Vue, south across the westbound lanes of State Road 60 in front of the Motel 6, in Brandon when he entered into the path of Michael Dewey who was driving a 2013 Kawasaki Vulcan motorcycle westbound on S.R. 60.
Mr. Dewey's motorcycle struck the Saturn and Dewey was critically injured. Mr. Dewey was transported to a local hospital where he died on November 10, at approximately 3 p.m.
Chavez has been charged with failing to yield to the right of way of the motorcyclist and driving on a suspended driver's license with knowledge. The owner of the 2008 Saturn Vue, Amy Celeste Rumball, has been charged with allowing someone to drive her vehicle who she knew was an unlicensed driver.