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Former pro racer dead in Sarasota bike crash

Posted at 8:11 AM, Dec 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-02 08:11:14-05

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a professional motorcycle racer died and his passenger was seriously injured in a bike crash in southwest Florida.

Sarasota police reported in a news release that 27-year-old Michael Corbino of Longboat Key lost control of his motorcycle for unknown reasons and hit a curb on Sunday night.

Corbino died at the scene. His passenger, 22-year-old Jasmine Fraser, was hospitalized in critical condition.

The single-vehicle crash is under investigation.

Corbino is a former American Motorcyclist Association pro racer.

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