A Caryville man was killed and his wife was seriously injured when their triglide struck a dog, officials said.


A Caryville man was killed and his wife was seriously injured when their triglide struck a dog, officials said. 



The incident happened at 7 p.m. on County 179 near the intersection of Orange Blossom Road. William Joseph Gehm, 67, of Caryville, was driving a 2013 Harley Davidson Triglide when he struck the dog, Florida Highway Patrol officials wrote in a news release. He had one passenger, Joan M. Gehm, 64, also of Caryville.



William Gehm was pronounced dead at the scene. Joan Gehm was taken to a local hospital and is in critical condition, officials wrote.