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Motorcyclist falls from Tampa overpass after colliding with another motorcycle in fatal hit-and-run

Posted: 5:03 PM, Feb 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-18 13:39:45Z
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TAMPA, Fla. — A motorcyclist fell from a Tampa overpass in what is being called a fatal hit-and-run involving another motorcycle.

It happened at about 3:30 p.m. on Friday at EB I-4 at 50th St.

According to FHP, two motorcycles were traveling EB on I-4 when they collided and traveled to the outside shoulder. One motorcycle was able to come to a controlled stop, but the second motorcycle, a Yamaha, collided with the barrier wall and the driver was ejected over the side of the overpass. That driver, identified as 35-year-old Eric Jordan, fell about 100 feet onto 50th St. and died at the hospital.

The driver of the other motorcycle left a passenger at the scene, then took off. Authorities identified him as 29-year-old Aaron Davis on Saturday. The passenger was 30-year-old Amy Jones.

The incident remains under investigation. FHP says charges are pending the outcome of the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact FHP by calling 813-558-1800 or *347.