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Motorcyclist killed in Lakeland

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A bad accident killed a motorcyclist early Saturday morning in Polk County.

Deputies say the motorcyclist did not stop at a red light and collided with a Jeep Cherokee SUV in the intersection of South Florida Avenue and Lime Street just after 2 a.m. Saturday.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver in the other car, Peter Nelson of Tampa, was taken to the Lakeland Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Traffic was detoured for nearly 5 hours during the investigation.

Investigators say the motorcycle, a 2004 Suzuki, was reported stolen out of Kissimmee in December.

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