Motorcycle Struck From Behind Kills Elderly Driver
LAND O’ LAKES (PASCO) – A Tampa man lost his life this morning after his motorcycle was struck from behind by an SUV on SR-52.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 29-year-old Justin Howard of Spring Hill was traveling eastbound on SR-52, east of Ehren Cutoff, behind a motorcycle driven by a 73-year-old man. Officials say Howard struck the rear of the motorcycle, which was traveling at a much slower speed, killing the driver. Howard was not injured in the crash.
Officials say alcohol is not a factor but charges are pending.
The identity of the victim has not been released.
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