CLEARWATER Ė A Clearwater man died in a motorcycle crash that occurred about 1:45 a.m. March 30 on State Road 580 near Landmark Drive in Clearwater.
According to the latest information from Clearwater police, Tye Joshua Ballinger, 22, had been traveling west at a high rate of speed when he failed to navigate the curve east of Landmark Drive. He crossed the median and then the eastbound lanes before hitting the curb and then a concrete block wall.
Ballinger was riding a 2012 Suzuki GSX R750. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.