Clearwater Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash

A 22 year old man from Clearwater is dead this morning after driving too fast and losing control of his motorcycle last night.

The accident happened in the 2900 block of State Road 580, between Landmark Drive and Countryside High School at approximately 1:45 am Saturday night.

The motorcycle was being operated eastbound on State Road 580 when the driver lost control of it. The motorcycle crashed into a wall, killing the driver, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The Clearwater Police Department’s traffic homicide unit is investigating the crash. Name of the deceased will be released after next of kin has been notified.