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Motorcyclist killed in crash on Hillsborough Avenue

Troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) continue to investigate a fatality crisis that occurred on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at approximately 9:20 p.m.

Based on preliminary information, a 28-year-old Tampa man was operating a Suzuki motorcycle westbound on Hillsborough Avenue at a high speed.

Photo of the vehicle following a crash with motorcycle courtesy of FHP

A 67-year-old Tampa man was operating a Cadillac XTS eastbound on Hillsborough Avenue.

At the intersection of Montague Street, the Cadillac driver turned left into the path and was struck by the motorcycle.

Photo of motorcycle on fire following fatality crash on Hillsborough Avenue

The operator of the motorcycle was thrown from the motorcycle upon impact and suffered fatal injuries at the crash scene. The motorcycle erupted in flames after the initial impact.

The driver of the Cadillac suffered minor injuries as a result of the crash.

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