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Wesley Chapel man dies in motorcycle accident

A Wesley Chapel man died after his motorcycle collided with a car near County Line Road on Wednesday morning.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, Samuel Hemphill, 54, was going west on County Line Road approaching Nashville Drive on a Yamaha motorcycle, around 6 a.m. Alejandro Rodriguez, 34, also from Wesley Chapel, was headed south on Nashville Drive. Rodriguez stopped at the stop sign, and then turned left on County Line Road.

The front of Rodriguez's Volvo S40 hit Hemphill's motorcycle on the left front side. Hemphill was thrown from his vehicle, and he died at the scene from his injuries.

Wesley Chapel man dies in motorcycle accident 01/22/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 12:21pm]
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