ST. PETERSBURG -— A Clearwater man died earlier this week after he lost control of his motorcycle exiting Interstate 275.
Randall Dean Shoutd, 46, was headed north on I-275 at about 9:15 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Shoutd left the freeway at 118th Avenue N, but lost control of his 2006 Suzuki motorcycle on the exit ramp, according to troopers.
He struck the barrier wall of the ramp and was ejected from the motorcycle, the Highway Patrol said. Shoutd was transported to Bayfront Medical Center, where he later died from his injuries.
Troopers continue to investigate the incident.
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