Cyclist dies in fatal crash in Clearwater - WFLA News Channel 8

Cyclist dies in fatal crash in Clearwater

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CLEARWATER, FL (WFLA) -

Clearwater Police traffic homicide investigators worked a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday night.

A crash between a car and a motorcycle occurred at 9:37 p.m. at the intersection of Belleair Road and Missouri Avenue.

The motorcyclist, whose name was not released, was northbound on Missouri Avenue when the motorcycle collided with a car that was turning east on Belleair Road from Missouri Avenue.

The driver of the motorcycle was taken to Morton Plant Hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after 10 p.m. He was wearing a helmet when the crash occurred.

The medical condition of the car driver, whose name also was withheld, was unavailable.

The intersection will be closed for several hours as officers continue the investigation.

 

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