Motorcycle crash kills Holly Hill woman in Volusia

 A Volusia County motorcycle crash claimed the life of a 70-year-old Holly Hill woman riding as a passenger with her husband near Oak Hill Saturday morning, deputies said.

According to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office, the motorcycle carrying Eleanor Geertson and her husband, 73-year-old William Geertson, veered off Osteen Maytown Road near Maytown Spur Drive and crashed around 9:20 a.m.

The Geertsons were traveling with a group of motorcycles, deputie said.

Eleanor Geertson was taken to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach. Deputies say she died around 1 p.m.

Her husband did not require medical treatment.

The cause of the crash is under investigation by the Sheriff's Office, which said both riders were wearing helmets.

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