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2165041 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2014-02-11 15:14:46.0 UTC 2014-02-11T10:14:46.000-05:00 motorcyclist-dead-after-nearly-collision-with-car-in-zephyrhills published 2014-02-11 16:37:08.0 UTC 2014-02-11T11:37:08.000-05:00 news/publicsafety/accidents DTI 117282341 ZEPHYRHILLS — A motorcyclist is dead after, troopers say, he made an illegal pass into the way of an oncoming car. Bryan David Smith, 39, of Valrico, was headed north on Paul Buchman Highway around 6 a.m. Tuesday, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. At the same time, Jennifer Patrice Pienkowski, 28, of Wesley Chapel, was headed south on the same road near Fredda Avenue. Smith tried to pass another vehicle in the curve, a marked no-passing zone, which put him in the path of Pienkowski's Hyundai, the report states. The motorcycle and car connected nearly head-on. Smith, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown to the shoulder of the road. The Hyundai stopped in the middle of the road. Smith was taken to Florida Hospital Zephyrhills where he died from his injuries. Pienkowski was not listed as injured and was not taken to a hospital. FHP is still investigating the crash. Times staff News, Public Safety, Accidents, top-news, news-nav, breaking-news, pasco Motorcyclist dies passing car in Zephyrhills, troopers say CWISEMANN djj89gv2z25v djj89 Zephyrhills pasfatal021214 pasco, zephyrhills, crash, motorcycle, fatal false templatedata/tampabaytimes/StaffArticle/data/2014/02/11/117282341-motorcyclist-dead-after-nearly-collision-with-car-in-zephyrhills StaffArticle news,public safetyPublic Safetynews,public safety,accidentsAccidentsZEPHYRHILLS — A motorcyclist is dead after, troopers say, he made an illegal pass into the way of an oncoming car.pasco, zephyrhills, crash, motorcycle, fatal<span style="display:none;" class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Tampa Bay Times</span></span><a rel="item-license" href="/universal/user_agreement.shtml">&#169; 2016 Tampa Bay Times</a><br /><br />Times staff 2277261 2016-05-13 19:13:23.0 UTC 3 Months Ago authorities-say-zephyrhills-couple-died-in-murder-suicide news/publicsafety/crime Authorities say Zephyrhills couple died in murder-suicide StaffArticle 2290429 2016-08-21 15:01:56.0 UTC 1 Week Ago zephyrhills-man-dies-in-car-crash-on-us-301-in-dade-city news/publicsafety/accidents Zephyrhills man dies in car crash on U.S. 301 in Dade City StaffArticle 2281106 2016-06-10 11:34:17.0 UTC 2 Months Ago motorcyclist-dies-after-running-stop-sign-in-pinellas-park-police-say news/publicsafety/accidents Motorcyclist dies after running stop sign in Pinellas Park, police say StaffArticle <p>ZEPHYRHILLS — A motorcyclist is dead after, troopers say, he made an illegal pass into the way of an oncoming car.</p> <p>Bryan David Smith, 39, of Valrico, was headed north on Paul Buchman Highway around 6 a.m. Tuesday, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. At the same time, Jennifer Patrice Pienkowski, 28, of Wesley Chapel, was headed south on the same road near Fredda Avenue.</p> <p>Smith tried to pass another vehicle in the curve, a marked no-passing zone, which put him in the path of Pienkowski's Hyundai, the report states. The motorcycle and car connected nearly head-on. Smith, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown to the shoulder of the road. The Hyundai stopped in the middle of the road.</p> <p>Smith was taken to Florida Hospital Zephyrhills where he died from his injuries. Pienkowski was not listed as injured and was not taken to a hospital. FHP is still investigating the crash.</p>falseruntime2016-08-30 05:55:38