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Plant City, Florida -- The body of a Plant City man was found in a ditch by city workers after it appeared he lost control of his motorcycle.

Hillsborough County deputies say a county road crew mowing the right of way on Old Hopewell Road discovered the body of 22-year-old Adam Roark in a ditch Monday afternoon.

Authorities say is appeared Roark lost control of his motorcycle while negotiating a curve in the roadjust east of Henry George Roadand drove off the road into the ditch. He was ejected from the bike which was found about 50 feet from his body.

The depth of the ditch from the road prevented anyone from seeing him or the bike and the medical examiner revealed he may have been there for over 24 hours.