Hillsborough County

Man dies after van slams into motorcycle in Westchase

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - A man was killed after the motorcycle he was riding was struck by a van in Westchase on Sunday, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.

The crash occurred in the southbound lanes of Race Track Road at the intersection of Countryway Boulevard at about 9:10 a.m.

Deputies said the motorcycle was stopped behind a Nissan Rogue when both of the vehicles were rear-ended by a Chrysler Town and County van that had failed to stop. 

The 66-year-old was thrown from the motorcycle and landed in the middle of the intersection. He was airlifted to St. Joseph's Main hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Authorities said alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash. It was not immediately known whether charges are pending. 

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. 


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