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Motorcyclist injured after crash on I-275 in Pinellas

A 27-year-old St. Petersburg man was severely injured Saturday after his motorcycle crashed on Interstate 275 near Largo.

The crash occurred about 11:35 a.m. just south of Roosevelt Boulevard, dispatchers said.

Gerd Christopher Nichols lost control of his 2004 Kawasaki, hit a guardrail and was thrown from the bike. A Bayflite helicopter took him to Bayfront Medical Center in critical condition.

No other details were available. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating.

Motorcyclist injured after crash on I-275 in Pinellas 09/18/10 [Last modified: Saturday, September 18, 2010 5:25pm]

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