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Motorcyclist dies after accident

SAFETY HARBORA Tampa Man injured in a motorcycle accident on Memorial Day died Tuesday, officials said. Eric Von Schnetzer, 40, died about 11:30 a.m. at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said Von Schnetzer was northbound on Philippe Parkway about 2:20 p.m. Monday when he failed to

Motorcycle crash kills man, woman

Motorcycle crash kills man, womanLAKELAND-A 38-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman were killed while riding a motorcycleMonday night in Lakeland when it struck a car as it backed out of a driveway, according to theFlorida Highway Patrol.Michael Mitts and Laura Nalley of Lakeland died at the scene on North Chestnut Road, near the intersection of

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

Kawasaki hits curb, rider killed

ORANGE COUNTY A Gainesville motorcyclist was killed in Orange Countylate Wednesday, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The 27-year-old man was riding north on State Road 436, south ofRaiders Run, when the 2008 Kawasaki hit the outside curb,then drove up onto the curb for about 30 feet. The rider lostcontrol and crashed into a concrete wall

Minnesota biker dies after collision with pickup

ST. PETERSBURG A Minnesota man riding a motorcyclewas killed after he collided with pickupFriday afternoon on Dr. Martin LutherKing Jr. Street S, police Slid.Robert J. Ross, 27, was Riding a 2001Suzuki north when he collided with asouthbound 1996 GMC Sonoma pickupturning left into a convenience storeparking lot in tile 1400 block, police said.Ross of St.

Graceville motorcyclist killed in Friday crash

A 59-year-old Graceville man was killed while riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle Friday night in Holmes County, just outside of Graceville ..According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) report, David Allen wasstruck while at the intersection of State 173 and State 2, west of Graceville. A2005 Ford Taurus driven by 34-year-old Kimberly Miller of Noma.

Motorcycle Crash Kills Two

Two people are deadafter the motorcycle theywere riding in crashed in Orlando.The Orlando Police Departmentsaid Miguel and Mary Luz Santiago, 35 and37, were traveling behindanother motorcycle lateFriday evening.The motorcycle in frontof them stopped for a trafficlight and they crashedbehind him.They were pronounceddead at a local hospital.Lakeland LedgerPolk CountyApril18, 2011

Motorcyclist killed in crash

TAMPA –A 25–year–old man was killed when he wrecked a motorcycle early Thursday morning. The man, whose name has not been released, was traveling north at high speed on Nebraska Avenue about 2 a.m., according to the Tampa Police Department. At East Yukon Street, he crashed into the back of a pickup, authorities said. Emergency

Motorcycle Deaths On Track To Exceed Last Year

Story Published: Aug 2, 2009 at 5:18 PM CDTStory Updated: Aug 2, 2009 at 5:18 PM CDT Many of the Hells Angels are leaving the area toward Sturgis, South Dakota for the annual motorcycle rally. Authorities are urging bikers to be extra cautious on the roads this time of year; motorcycle deaths are most prevalent