BRANDON, Fla. (WFLA) – UPDATE: Florida Highway Patrol troopers have identified the motorcyclist found dead in a grass embankment on I-75 in Brandon as 55-year-old Daniel Lawrence.
Troopers say Lawrence was traveling northbound on I-75 along the entrance ramp on a Suzuki motorcycle heading towards westbound State Road 618 in the outside lane.
For an unknown reason, he lost control and left the roadway. He ended up colliding with a guard rail and continued down into the grass embankment before coming to a stop.
Troopers say he died at the scene of the crash.
Florida Highway Patrol is currently investigating a traffic fatality that is affecting traffic on the northbound exit ramp in Brandon.
Right now, troopers are investigating a fatality off to the side of the road, however, it is affecting traffic near the exit ramp on I-75 northbound from State Road 618 to US 301.
Troopers say they found a Suzuki motorcycle found in the grass. The motorcyclists was dead when they arrived to the scene. Another car might be involved.
They were dispatched around 5:21 p.m. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is helping FHP with the accident.
No other information has been released at this time.
This is a developing story, please check back for updates.