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27-year-old man killed after crashing scooter in Treasure Island

Posted: 11:02 AM, Feb 16, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-16 11:41:24-05
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PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — Pinellas County deputies are investigating a single-vehicle accident that killed a man in Treasure Island.

Deputies said at 12:45 a.m. on Sunday, officers were dispatched to a crash at 10133 Gulf Blvd.

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When they arrived, they found 27-year-old Nolan Webb on the northbound side of Gulf Blvd. Treasure Island Fire Rescue pronounced him dead on scene.

Through the investigation, deputies discovered Webb was riding a rented gas-powered motor scooter. He failed to negotiate the curve and left the road striking a large bush, a metal water utility pipe and a cement retaining wall.

Deputies learned a citizen heard the crash around 11:15 p.m. on Saturday, but his body was discovered Sunday morning by pedestrians on the sidewalk.

Webb and the scooter were hidden by a large bush.

Investigators said Webb was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

At this time, alcohol and speed are unknown factors in the crash.

This is an ongoing investigation.