Motorcyclist killed after losing control of bike

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

A 73-year-old man died in a motorcycle crash Monday afternoon.

The crash occurred around 12: 32 p.m. at Duck Slough Boulevard and Green Ridge Drive in Pasco County.

Troopers said Barrish Flashner, 73, was traveling northbound on Duck Slough Boulevard when he took a right curve just north of Green Ridge and lost control of his motorcycle.

The motorcycle collided with the curb, then crossed over the sidewalk and collided with a metal fence.

Flashner was transported to Bayonet Point Hospital where he died from his injuries. 

According to the report, Flashner was wearing a helmet.