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31-year-old Brandon motorcyclists dies in two-vehicle crash

Published Oct. 28, 2017

TAMPA — A Brandon motorcyclist is dead after an early morning crash involving two cars on S 78th Street and Causeway Boulevard, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

Around 3:30 a.m. Saturday, Brian J. Drozdowski, 31, was driving his 1998 Harley-Davidson Sportster south on 78th Street when he crossed into the opposite lane. He struck a northbound Ford F-250. Drozdowski was thrown from his bike and into the path of a 2004 Ford Explorer driving south.

Drozdowski, who was wearing a helmet, died at the scene. Deputies said there is no evidence the other drivers were impaired.