A motorcycle crash in Clearwater claimed the lives of the driver and his passenger Thursday night.

Daniel Rivers was driving a 2004 Suzuki motorcycle with Starr Knoteck as a passenger when he failed to make a turn on Montclair Road.

Authorities say Rivers was speeding and lost control of the motorcycle on the curve near the 1800 block.

Both Rivers and Knoteck were tossed from the bike. Knoteck died at the scene and Rivers died later at Mease Dunedin Hospital.

Clearwater Police are investigating if alcohol contributed to the cause of the crash.

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