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Police: Male motorcyclist crashed, then the driver was run over by two cars

TAMPA A male motorcyclist died early Saturday morning on the Courtney Campbell Causeway, the Tampa Police Department said.

About 1:35 a.m., the victim rode his motorcycle west on the Courtney Campbell at high speeds, police said.

The motorcycle struck the rear end of a pick-up truck that made a U-turn at Ben T. Davis.

The victim was thrown from his motorcycle and landed in the roadway, where police said he was struck by two more cars. One of the vehicles stopped and stayed at the scene, and one fled west, police said.

Police have not identified the victim.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a $3,000 reward for information leading to the identification and arrest of the driver who fled.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile application.

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