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12-282 Fatal Motorcycle Crash Under Investigation


Richard Douglas Miller – Deceased

DOB: 6/1/70

Address: 5101 Seminole Blvd. – Seminole – Lot 7

Miller was operating a 2006 Buel motorcycle

What:  Deputies with the Sheriff’s Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash which occurred in the vicinity of the Bay Pines triangle interchange just after midnight on Sunday, December 2, 2012.

When:   The crash occurred just after midnight, December 2, 2012.

Where:   The crash occurred on the northbound side of Seminole Blvd. at the Bay Pines interchange.

How/Why:    MAIT deputies report that Miller was northbound on Seminole Blvd. at the Bay Pines interchange when he apparently failed to negotiate a turn in that area, and struck a guard rail. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses told deputies that Miller was traveling at a high rate of speed. Preliminarily, it is unknown if alcohol is a factor in the crash.

The investigation continues.


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