Month: June 2011

Crash kills Ponte Vedra Beach man

Crash kills Ponte Vedra Beach ManFrom StaffA 43-year-old Ponte Vedra Beach man was killed Thursday morning in a crash on U.S. 1 North near Nocatee Parkway, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.A woman driving northbound on U.S. 1 in a 2007 Toyota around 7 a.m. Thursday, driftedinto the median and swerved right and hard

Bike rider killed was Pasco man

TARPON SPRINGSBike rider killed was Pasco manThe bicyclist killed Wednesday On Alt. U.S. l9 was identified Friday as Abimael Santiago Cancel, 38, of Holiday. Cancel was riding against traffic on the eastern shoulder of the road south of Plaza Drive when a northbound Ford utility truck hit him about 7:30 p.m., police said. Cancel, who

Motorcyclist injured after hitting guardrail

SAFETY HARBORMotorcyclist injured after hitting guardrailA 40-year-old man from Tampa was seriously injured Monday afternoon when his motorcyclecrashed in Safety Harbor. Pinellas sheriff’s deputies said Eric Von Schnetzer was driving north on Philippe Parkway about 2:20 p.m. when he failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway justnorth of Enterprise Road. Deputies said Von Schnetzer

Motorcyclist dies after crash with truck

TAMPAMotorcyclist dies after crash with truckA 30-year-old motorcyclist died Sunday night after a collision with a pickup.Police said Jonathan Pearson of St. Petersburg was headed west on Kennedy Boulevard about 9:30 p.m. on a 2006 Suzuki motorcycle as Joseph Rametta, 58, was driving a 1999Toyota pickup north on Clark Street, crossing onto KennedyBoulevard when he

Motorcycle crash kills man

Police BeatMotorcycle crash kills manA Lake Butler man was killed Thursday afternoon in Columbia County when he drove hismotorcycle into a car that had stopped in front of him to make a turn, the Florida Highway Patrolreported. Dead is Marshall E. Palmer, 64, according to an FHP media release.The accident occurred about 1:50 p.m. on

One killed, two hurt Near I-75 exit

TAMPAOne killed, twohurt near I-75 exitA man died Sunday afternoonin a car crash near theInterstate 75 exit to MorrisBridge Road. Aaron Madueke, 59, was driving north on I-75 about 1:09 p.m. in a2000 Honda Accord whenhe exited onto Morris BridgeRoad, Hillsborough Countysheriff’s officials said. He failed to stop at a stop signat the exit. A