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PALMETTO, Fla. - A Palmetto man was killed by a train Tuesday evening when he stepped into its path, the Florida Highway Patrol said. At 5:20 p.m., a 32-year-old man decided to walk near the railroad crossing on 25th Street West, east of Bayshore Road. A train pulling 42 loaded rail cars was heading south--toward the railroad crossing--when the man[...]
Bicycle Crash on 22nd Avenue N
ST. PETERSBURG -Investigators were on the scene of a bicycle crash on 22nd Avenue N that happened Wednesday at around 3:45 p.m. The accident occurred near the southbound ramp to Interstate 275. The adult male bicyclist was transported to Bayfront Health of St. Petersburg. The crash and investigation was on-going.
Bradenton Woman Killed on U.S. 41
BRADENTON - A Bradenton woman was killed Tuesday morning when she attempted to cross U.S. 41 near Cortez Road, the Florida Highway Patrol said. About 2:15 a.m., an SUV driven by a 34-year-old Palmetto woman was traveling north on the left turn lane on U.S. 41, just south of Cortez Road. A pedestrian was walking north in the same lane[...]
Man on I-75 Struck and Killed While Pulled Over
A 23-year-old Tampa man hit and killed a man on I-75 early Sunday morning while tending to his broken-down car, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash happened around 2:15 a.m. on Sunday on I-75 north, around mile marker 263 in Hillsborough. The 55-year-old man was driving a Dodge Caravan when it “became disabled” and stopped in the lanes,[...]
Electric Scooter Operator Dies in St. Petersburg
The St. Petersburg Police Department continues to investigate the death of an electric scooter operator. The crash happened at 2:50 a.m. on Sunday, May 22, 2022, in the area of 35th Avenue N and 34th Street N. The scooter operator was traveling west in the median lane in the 3500 block of 34th Street N. An unknown vehicle, believed to[...]
ZEPHYRHILLS - A 19-year-old Tampa man is dead after a collision on County Road 54 in Pasco County on Friday afternoon, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The crash occurred around 12:30 p.m. in a rural, residential area near Zephyrhills, right outside the Upper Hillsborough Reserve. The woman and her two passengers were traveling eastbound on a long, two-lane road on[...]
Bradenton Bicyclist Injured after Hit-and-Run
BRADENTON, FL - A search is underway to find the driver of a vehicle that hit a Bradenton bicyclist and sent them into a ditch before fleeing the scene late Saturday night, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Around 11:40 p.m. Saturday, a driver traveling east on Mendoza Road, east of Ridgewood Boulevard, hit a Bradenton bicyclist. The rider, a 40-year-old[...]
Bicycle Crash on Tyrone Boulevard
A woman was in a bicycle crash on Tyrone Boulevard in St. Petersburg on Saturday, May 14. The woman crashed her bicycle into the front passenger side fender of an SUV near 22nd Avenue North and the Pinellas Trail. St. Petersburg Police said the woman was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the SUV[...]
DUI Crash on I-275 Results in Five Injured Children
PASCO COUNTY, Fla. - An early morning DUI crash on I-275 resulted in serious injuries of five children from Philadelphia. At 2:15 a.m., Monday morning, a 26-year-old Tampa woman was allegedly “tired and impaired” stopped her Buick Encore on the inside lane near milepost 289, just north of State Route 52 in Pasco County. Her SUV was struck from behind[...]
Spring Hill Woman Killed in Multiple Vehicle Collision
BUSHNELL - A 19-year-old Spring Hill woman was killed in a four-vehicle collision in Sumter County on Friday, the Florida Highway Patrol reported. A 30-year-old Bushnell man was driving an SUV eastbound on County Road 48, east of SE 10th Street, around 7 p.m. Friday. The driver veered off the road while trying to negotiate a curve, then overcorrected and[...]
Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash on 38th Avenue
ST. PETERSBURG - A 39-year-old man was killed Friday night in a motorcycle crash on 38th Avenue North. The man was driving a black Harley Davidson motorcycle east on 38th Avenue North, approaching 34th Street North, when a red Chevy Traverse traveling in the opposite direction made a left turn into the motorcycle's path. The motorcyclist crashed into the front[...]
Port Richey Woman Ejected from Car, Dies
Pasco County, Fl. - A 20-year-old Port Richey woman has died from a single-vehicle crash on Thursday. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, she was traveling eastbound on SR-54, approaching Country Place Blvd in the inside lane, when the driver, a 25-year-old New Port Richey man, lost control for unknown reasons. The vehicle traveled and struck a concrete median, rotated,[...]
Zephyrhills Woman Killed in Crash
TAMPA - A 25-year-old Zephyrhills woman was killed Tuesday night in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 in North Tampa, the Florida Highway Patrol reported. A Honda driver was traveling northbound when it overcorrected and collided with a Chevy Cruz and its passengers. The impact forced the Cruz onto the median, where it struck a tree. The impact killed a[...]
Plant City Man is Dead After Ejected from Truck
A 30-year-old Plant City man is dead after he was ejected during a crash on State Road 60 in Hillsborough County on Monday, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The Plant City man lost control of his pickup truck, which crossed the median into the eastbound lanes and eventually overturned. A single-unit box truck driven by a 27-year-old Vero Beach man[...]
Clearwater Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash
Pinellas Park, Fl. - A Clearwater man was killed in a motorcycle crash along 49th Street, according to Pinellas Park police. The crash happened around 7:20 a.m. Monday between a motorcycle and an SUV at the 126th Avenue North intersection. 38-year-old Maxwell Jenkins, the motorcyclist, was pronounced dead at the scene. Three individuals that were inside the SUV had minor[...]