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Motorcyclist identified in fatal crash in Clearwater

Posted: 4:54 AM, Aug 31, 2017
Updated: 2017-08-31 13:17:35Z
Motorcyclist killed in crash in Clearwater
Motorcyclist killed in crash in Clearwater
Motorcyclist killed in crash in Clearwater
Motorcyclist killed in crash in Clearwater

Police are investigating the death of a motorcyclist who collided with an SUV early Thursday morning in Clearwater.

Clearwater Police and Clearwater Fire Rescue responded to an accident with serious injuries just after midnight at Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard and Hercules Avenue.

According to police, the motorcyclist, 23-year-old Joshua Douglass, was traveling east at a high-speed rate when he collided with an SUV that was turning west on Gulf-to-Bay from Hercules.

The motorcyclist was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries where he passed away a short time later.