Motorcyclist dies after crash with truck
A 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 1999
Toyota pickup north on Clark Street, crossing onto Kennedy
Boulevard when he apparently failed to see Pearson.
Pearson hit the brakes and his motorcycle skidded, falling
on its left side and hitting the right side of the truck just in
front of the rear wheel, police said.
Pearson was pronounced dead at Tampa General Hospital.
St Petersburg Times
May 31 , 2011