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Tampa motorcyclist dies in crash


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A Tampa motorcyclist died early this morning from injuries sustained in a crash Tuesday in east Tampa.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 20-year-old Andrew Paul Robinson was riding at a high rate of speed southbound on 56th Street, around 4:45 p.m., when he struck the back of a 2004 Chevrolet van driven by 21-year-old Dustin Lee Davis of Plant City.

Davis was in a paved median and was turning onto 56th Commerce Park Boulevard when the front of Robinson’s motorcycle struck the rear passenger side of Davis’ van.

Robinson, who was wearing a helmet, was ejected from the motorcycle and transported to Tampa General Hospital, where he died early this morning, the FHP said.

Alcohol was not a factor in the crash, the FHP said.

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