19-year-old Parrish man killed in I-75 crash

Published: Aug. 12, 2022 at 8:44 AM EDT
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MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - A 19-year-old Parrish man was killed early Friday morning when he lost control of his motorcycle on I-75 in Manatee County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Troopers say the man was southbound on Interstate 75 in the left lane approaching Moccasin Wallow Road at about 3:20 a.m.

Investigators determined the motorcyclist was speeding when he lost control and went into the median. He hit a guardrail and was thrown from the bike. He died at the scene.

The Highway Patrol’s Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating.

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