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Troopers: Man thrown over bridge in motorcycle crash

Posted at 9:14 AM, Dec 07, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-07 09:14:00-05

INDIAN SHORES, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol says a 24-year-old died in a motorcycle crash that threw him over a bridge.

The crash happened Sunday afternoon near St. Petersburg.

Trooper say Justin Ennis was traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the motorcycle, hit a barrier and was thrown some 26 feet over the Park Boulevard bridge to the ground below.

Authorities say he wasn't wearing a helmet. He died a short time later at a hospital.