Category: motorcycle fatality

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

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.

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 On S.R. 33

A Mulberry motorcyclist was killed Thursday morning after trying to pass a truck on State Road 33 north of Polk City, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. Donald D. Allen, 69, of 355 Lake Huron Drive, was flown from the crash scene to Lakeland Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The crash

Biker hits wall, dies

TITUSVILLE Biker hits wall, dies A Brevard County man died early Saturday after losing control of his motor­cycle and crashing into a concrete wall. Titusville police said. Salvatore Joseph Cruz, 21. of Mims was riding a 1998 Honda motorcycle west on Harrison Street just after 2 a.m. when he struck the wall. —Anika Myers Palm

“Man dies in Titusville motorcycle crash”

A Brevard County man died early this morning after losing control of his motorcycle and crashing into a concrete wall, Titusville police said. Salvatore Joseph Cruz, 21, of Mims, was riding a 1998 Honda motorcycle west on Harrison Street just after 2 a.m. when he struck the wall. He was taken to Parrish Medical Center,

“Spring Hill motorcyclist dies after striking tree, being run into”

SPRING HILL — A motorcyclist was killed early Sunday after failing to make a curve, striking a tree and then being hit by another driver, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The name of the cyclist, 34 from Spring Hill, was not released pending notification of relatives. The patrol said that around 3 a.m., the motorcyclist