Dade City, FL – A crash that occurred on State Road 52 east of Ehren Cutoff took the life of a 73-year old Tampa motorcyclist Saturday Morning.
The motorcyclist from Tampa, who has not been identified yet, was traveling east on State Road 52 in front of a 2009 Dodge Caliber, 29-year old Justin J. Howard from Spring Hill. The driver of the Dodge was driving faster than the motorcyclist, causing him to hit the read end of the bike, stated the Florida Highway Patrol.
The motorcyclist was taken to Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point where he succumbed to his injuries.
According to the FHP, the crash was not alcohol-related. Charges pending.