The Florida Highway Patrol is currently investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist.
The crash occurred at approximately 2:48 a.m. on Thursday, August 13, 2020.
Based on the preliminary information, the 23 year-old male motorcyclist from Largo was traveling at a high rate of speed northbound on I-275 near the 39 milepost.
The motorcyclist overtook and collided with the rear of tractor trailer which was traveling northbound in the center lane of I-275.
The motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash.
The crash closed the northbound lanes of I-275 until 5:30 AM.