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Palm Harbor man dies in Odessa motorcycle crash


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A Palm Harbor man was killed when his motorcycle crashed Tuesday evening in Odessa, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.

John Ellsworth Bishop, 65, was traveling south on Patterson Road at 6:31 p.m. when he failed to negotiate a left-hand curve north of Glass Drive, deputies said.

His 2006 Harley-Davidson entered the shoulder, slid and overturned, ejecting him from the seat, deputies said. He died at the scene.

Bishop, of 3188 Glennridge Court, was not wearing a helmet, deputies said.

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