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Motorcyclist killed in Spruce Street crash

Tribune staff
Published:   |   Updated: March 13, 2013 at 10:20 AM

Tampa police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred Tuesday afternoon on Spruce Street.

The victim, who hasn't been identified, was heading west on Spruce Street about 2:15 p.m. on a 2003 black Buell motorcycle, police said.

As the motorcyclist approached the on ramp for the Veterans Expressway, he lost control of the motorcycle, crashed into a road barrier and was ejected from the motorcycle, police said.

The victim was transported to St. Joseph's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Police are trying to contact the victim's family.

Stay with TBO.com for updates.

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