22-year-old motorcyclist from Gulfport killed in St. Petersburg crash

ST. PETERSBURG — A 22-year-old motorcyclist died early Friday after crashing into a light pole on Park Street.

Noah Thomas Hughes, 22, of Gulfport was southbound along the 500 block of Park Street S, where the road shifts slightly east, police said.

Hughes continued straight and crashed head-on into a wooden light pole, police said. Hughes, who was not wearing a helmet, was thrown from his 2008 Yamaha motorcycle and hit a palm tree, police said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

22-year-old motorcyclist from Gulfport killed in St. Petersburg crash 11/18/11 [Last modified: Friday, November 18, 2011 3:44pm]

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