Motorcyclist dies after falling 100 feet from overpass in hit-and-run accident in Florida

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A motorcyclist was killed in a hit-and-run accident that sent him over an overpass on Friday.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, two motorcycles were traveling on SR-400, west of 50th Street.

The two collided and traveled to the outside shoulder of the road.

The first motorcycle came to a stop and the second collided with the shoulder barrier wall.

The 35-year-old driver of the second motorcycle was ejected over the side of the overpass and fell approximately 100 feet onto 50th Street.

After stopping, the driver of the first motorcycle fled the scene and abandoned his passenger, identified as Amy Jones, 30, at the scene.

The 35-year-old was taken to a hospital, where he died from his injuries.

The suspect is described as a man, possibly named “AJ,” who was operating a black sport motorcycle.

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

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