Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Public safety

Valrico motorcyclist dies after striking trailer

TAMPA — A 56-year-old Valrico man was killed when his motorcycle collided Saturday night with another vehicle.

Steven Michael O'Neal was driving his 2006 Harley Davidson about 50 mph south on McIntosh Road about 8 p.m., the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said. Robert Alton Henderson Jr., 38, of Plant City, driving a 1999 Ford F350 with a livestock trailer, was stopped facing south on McIntosh waiting to turn left onto Franklin Road, deputies said.

O'Neal failed to see Henderson's truck stopped in front of him and hit the trailer, ejecting him from the cycle and killing him, the Sheriff's Office said.

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