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Man critically injured in Temple Terrace motorcycle crash

TEMPLE TERRACE — A 26-year-old Tampa man was critically injured in a motorcycle crash Monday morning.

Benjamin Frederick Lankford was traveling north on 56th Street when he collided with a Jeep turning onto 56th Street from Park Ridge Avenue in Temple Terrace, police said.

The motorcycle hit a telephone pole and threw Lankford. He was flown to Tampa General Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.

The Jeep's driver, 60-year-old Arvid Martin, was not injured.

No charges have been filed and the investigation continues.

Man critically injured in Temple Terrace motorcycle crash 04/01/13 [Last modified: Monday, April 1, 2013 3:36pm]
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