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Tampa motorcyclist, 39, dies in crash

TAMPA — A 39-year-old motorcyclist was killed early Monday in a collision on E Hillsborough Avenue, according to state troopers' reports.

Robert Tytus Bush of Tampa was riding a 2003 Suzuki motorcycle west on Hillsborough Avenue E at Harney Road just before 12:40 a.m., when he struck the rear of a 2004 Toyota 4Runner in the intersection.

Bush, who was not wearing a helmet, was thrown from the bike and died at the scene. The SUV's driver, Juana Edith Arcos-Cassagne, 56, and her three passengers were not injured in the crash.

An investigation remained under way around 8 a.m. Monday.

Tampa motorcyclist, 39, dies in crash 04/16/12 [Last modified: Monday, April 16, 2012 10:09am]
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