A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in the Tampa area on Friday.
TampaBay.com reports that the 42-year-old victim was riding a motorcycle on U.S. 301 at about 6:00 p.m. when, according to the Florida Highway Patrol, a car cut him off. As the motorcycle traveled south a 20-year-old man from Wimauma attempted a U-turn at Pleasant Living Park Drive. The 20-year-old, who was driving a sedan, pulled in front of the motorcycle, causing the vehicles to crash.
Hillsborough County: FHP Troopers are investigating a fatal vehicle vs motorcycle crash on US-301 @ Pleasant Blvd. Southbound lanes are closed. Use caution in the area / seek other routes. pic.twitter.com/pxh0PlGUbR
— FHP Tampa (@FHPTampa)
December 11, 2020
The motorcyclist died at the scene of the crash from the injuries he sustained. The motorcyclist was reportedly not wearing a helmet when he was involved in the crash.
The sedan driver was reportedly wearing his seatbelt and only suffered minor injuries in the collision.
Florida Highway Patrol did not release the identities of the men involved.
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