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Motorcyclist dies in crash on U.S. 41 in Ruskin

A motorcyclist was killed late Thursday in a crash on U.S. 41 in Ruskin, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Ricardo Javier Torres, 26, of Ruskin, collided with the side of a vehicle turning left onto Saffold Park Road, troopers said. The driver of the car, Stephen Leroy Simmons, 72, of Ruskin, and a passenger were unhurt in the collision about 7:14 p.m.

Troopers said Torres was not wearing a helmet and died at Tampa General Hospital.

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