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Palm Harbor man dies in motorcycle crash

PALM HARBOR — A 28-year-old motorcyclist died late Monday afternoon when he collided with an SUV on Belcher Road, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Joshua Edgar Lane, 28, of Palm Harbor was traveling north behind the SUV when he hit the rear end of the car, according to the FHP. Authorities said Lane was traveling at "a high rate of speed" and attempted to brake before the crash.

After making contact with the SUV, the FHP said, Lane bounced into a median and hit two trees before stopping in the southbound lane of Belcher Road near Hawk Avenue. He died at the scene. The collision happened around 5:50 p.m.

No charges had been filed in connection with the accident Tuesday morning.

Palm Harbor man dies in motorcycle crash 07/16/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 1:28pm]

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