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Motorcyclist dies in Gibsonton crash

GIBSONTON — A motorcyclist died Tuesday night after colliding with a semitrailer truck, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

Rescuers responded to an emergency call at 7:20 p.m. to Gibsonton Drive at Interstate 75.

The cyclist died at the scene. The truck driver was not injured.

The Sheriff's Office cautioned drivers to avoid the area for several hours, as some roadways were being closed or partly blocked while the investigation continued.

The name of the cyclist, and other circumstances of the crash, had not yet been released.

Motorcyclist dies in Gibsonton crash 05/14/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 9:26pm]
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