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Investigation continues in Tarpon Springs crash resulting in motorcycle passenger’s death

On Friday, February 9th, 2024, at around 7:50 pm, Tarpon Springs Police Department officers responded to a collision involving a motorcycle and an SUV in the 39000 Block of US Highway 19 North.

The female passenger on the 2018 Suzuki motorcycle, identified as 21-year-old Alina Faillios Chavez of Holiday, FL, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The motorcycle driver, 20-year-old Jaden Jackson, also from Holiday, was airlifted to Bayonet Point Hospital with serious injuries.

The SUV involved, a 2021 Chevrolet Equinox driven by 30-year-old Kayliegh McLiesh, did not result in injuries for any of its occupants.

The crash is currently under investigation, and no additional information is available.

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