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Clearwater man killed in motorcycle crash on I-275 Sunday evening in Hillsborough County

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The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is currently investigating a crash on I-275 in Hillsborough County that killed a Clearwater man. The crash occurred at approximately 9:35 p.m. on Sunday, August 16, 2020.

According to Troopers, the 18 year-old helmeted motorcyclist was traveling southbound in the outside lane of I-275, within the I-4 interchange.

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As he crested a rise in the roadway before Exit 45A, the rider applied brakes and began to skid. As the road curved to the left, he continued in a straight path and overturned. Both the rider and motorcycle departed the roadway and collided with metal guardrail support posts.

No other vehicles were involved.

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The man suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash.

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