• August 11, 2017

Gregory Brant Killed, James Osburn Charged in Tavares, FL, Accident

Tavares, FL -- August 9, 2017, James Osburn was placed under arrest due to a fatal accident which claimed the life of Gregory "Skip" Brant.

Authorities from the Tavares Police Department reported that the accident happened on March 12 at around 3:30 p.m.

Reports indicate that Brant was riding a motorcycle along State Highway 19. At the intersection of Flagship Avenue, a car, allegedly driven by 81-year-old Osburn, attempted to turn left off the highway. His vehicle crossed into the path of the motorcycle, resulting in a collision which ejected Brant onto the roadway.

Brant suffered critical injuries and was taken to Florida Hospital Waterman for treatment, where he later died. Police administered blood tests to Osburn, which they say indicated he was intoxicated at the time of the accident.

Osburn currently faces a charge of DUI manslaughter. No further information is currently available.

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