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LeRoy Collins Jr. killed in bike accident



Collins Very sad news about a good man:

TAMPA — LeRoy Collins Jr., a former U.S. Senate candidate, retired two-star Navy admiral, and son of a former Florida governor, died when an SUV hit him as he rode his bike in South Tampa early Thursday.

Collins, 75, was pedaling across a pedestrian cross walk when a vehicle driven by Margaux Manuel, 27, hit him, police said.

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[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 10:15am]


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