News: One life claimed in SUV-motorcycle crash along ZooTampa 


TAMPA, FL – A motorcyclist lost his life when he was fatally hit by a Hyundai Santa SUV driver turning left on the 1100 block of eastbound West Sligh Avenue along ZooTampa. 

This collision took place after 4 p.m. Saturday. Tampa Police said the motorcyclist, who was only identified as a Hispanic man in his 20s, was going west on Sligh Ave. when he collided with the SUV’s driver’s side. The man succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene. 

Police believe speed could have contributed to this fatal wreck. The SUV driver remained at the scene, and no charges are pending. 

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