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Pair of motorcyclists killed on Pinellas County roads

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Both incidents were investigated by troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol. Both incidents were investigated by troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol.
PINELLAS COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

Two Bay area motorcyclists were killed early Sunday in separate crashes in Pinellas County.

The first one occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of Roosevelt Blvd. and 28th St. North. Robbin Thane Cornwell, a 52-year-old Holiday resident, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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According to a Florida Highway Patrol report Cornwell was heading east on Roosevelt approaching the intersection when he failed to yield to a 2013 Ford Fusion. Cornwell’s 2001 Yamaha motorcycle struck the left side of the Fusion.

The driver and a passenger in the Ford suffered minor injuries. They were treated at the scene and released.

No charges have been filed as the investigation continues.

The second crash occurred just after 3 a.m. at the intersection of North Belcher Rd. and Lake Arbor Blvd. in Clearwater. Michael Steven Brayden, a 44-year-old Dunedin man, was transported to Mease Countryside Hospital in Safety Harbor where he later died.

An incident report issued by FHP indicates Brayden’s 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle collided with a median and turned over. Brayden, who was not wearing a helmet, was ejected onto the roadway.

No charges have been filed.

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