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Saturday, Aug 23, 2014
Plant City Courier

Deputies say Plant City man died on stolen dirt bike


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A 27-year-old Plant City man died after losing control of a stolen motorcycle Friday, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.

Investigators said Tyease N. Thompson, of 2211 Hollomon Road, was riding a 2008 Honda dirt bike at high speed on Joe King Road, near Nesmith Road in Plant City, and crashed into a guard rail just before 7 p.m.

Thompson, who was not wearing a helmet, died at the scene, the sheriff’s office said.

The motorcycle, which had been previously reported stolen, was returned to its owner, the sheriff’s office said.

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