HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL – A motorcycle passenger lost her life after her motorcycle operator, who was intoxicated, crashed into a guardrail in Tampa Saturday.
This collision happened before 4:15 a.m. at the northbound I-275 and eastbound I-4 junction, according to ABC Action News. First responders took the passenger, a 29-year-old woman, to a hospital, where she later died.
Florida Highway Patrol said the motorcycle operator — 37-year-old Jonathon Wing — was riding a Yamaha YZF-R1 motorcycle.
Wing sustained minor wounds and was arrested for DUI manslaughter.
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