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Thursday, Apr 28, 2016

Pasco motorcyclist dies in Clearwater crash

A Port Richey motorcyclist was killed when he lost control at a curve in Clearwater on Saturday and crashed into two trees.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 41-year-old Americo D. Pezza was traveling southbound on the Bayside Bridge, in the inside lane, north of Roosevelt Boulevard when he lost control.

Pezza rode into the median and was ejected from his motorcycle after striking the trees, the FHP said.

Pezza, who was wearing a helmet, was taken to Bayfront Health of St. Petersburg with serious injuries. He died on Sunday, the FHP said.