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Tampa Officer Dies After Off-Duty Motorcycle Crash

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A 20-year veteran of the Tampa Police Department has died following an off-duty motorcycle crash.

A 20-year veteran of the Tampa Police Department has died following an off-duty motorcycle crash.

The department says Officer Howard Gimbel died Saturday at a local hospital. He was 52.

His wife, Tonya, also was injured in the crash and she was in a stable condition at a hospital.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating the cause of the crash.