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Motorcyclist dead in Largo following a single vehicle crash

Officers from the Largo Police Department are currently investigating a fatality crash on Clearwater Largo Road just south of 8th Avenue SW. The crash occurred at approximately 9:20 p.m. on Monday, December 27, 2021.

Members of Largo Fire Rescue and Largo Police Department were dispatched to a single vehicle motorcycle crash in the area of Clearwater Largo Road and 9th Ave SW.  Based on preliminary information, investigators say that the operator of a Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling northbound Ridge Rd SW at an “elevated” speed prior to striking the cement curb island median. 

The driver was pronounced deceased on-scene by medical personal.  The Largo Police Department’s Traffic Homicide Unit responded to the scene and is conducting the investigation.  The roadway will be shut down until approximately 1:00am.

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