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Spring Hill man crashes motorcycle into tree, dies

NEW PORT RICHEY — A Spring Hill man died Saturday after crashing his motorcycle into a tree, authorities said.

Frederick William Larson, 68, was driving a 2003 Honda motorcycle north on Lake Drive in New Port Richey, approaching the intersection with Gowan Street, when he swerved off the road and into a tree, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash happened about 5:52 p.m. Larson, who the patrol said was not wearing a helmet, died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation, the patrol said.

Spring Hill man crashes motorcycle into tree, dies 01/01/12 [Last modified: Sunday, January 1, 2012 12:50pm]
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