Man, 69, Dies After Crashing Motorcycle Into Cow

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A man is dead after he crashed his motorcycle into a cow in the Tampa Bay area.

The Florida Highway Patrol says 69-year-old Maurice Anthony Fugere of Cottage Grove, Minn., was riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle Friday night on U.S. Highway 41 when he struck a cow in the road.

Authorities say the impact sent the man flying. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

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  • JackieM

    the headline makes it seem like he did that on purpose. :( He it it.. period. Sad for both parties.

    • JackieM

      he HIT it… period. Darn H

  • alan

    What are the odds? And what a terrible epitaph to go out on. Hit a cow?!? How undignified. RIP.

  • ohhellno

    What happen to the cow??

  • Farmer

    Too bad the cow didn’t moooooove over.

    • Farmer

      Why do they have a picture of my mother-in-law up there?

      • Ann

        Ha Ha, that’s funny :)

  • Cow Whisperer

    You try to raise your cows right, you buy them books, send them to school, but once in a while you still wind up with a trouble maker.

  • Wee

    WOW what a way to go hog vs. Cow cow wins every time!

  • fredd

    Why are we hearing about this story here. Is it a MN story or one you pulled from the wire. You have got to start looking at you audience.

    • DUH....

      We are hearing about this story here because the gentleman was FROM here. Cottage Grove, MN, to be exact.

  • Billy

    Is that picture the same cow that got hit?

  • MN Person

    Cows aren’t like deers this guy should of move around it.

  • Juice

    Our “HOG” club is headed that way with all our harleys for “Daytona Bike Week” attendance…….Indications are now being put forward that Cows will be banned in Florida….except if their on a bun. Hey your mother in laws kinda cute does she have a tatoo?

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