ST. PETERSBURG — A St. Petersburg man was killed Friday afternoon in a motorcycle crash in a residential neighborhood in mid-Pinellas County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Charles Preston Baker, 40, was driving north on Avalon Avenue about 1:20 p.m., authorities said, and as he approached Colfax Street, the bike left the road and crashed into a mailbox and a garbage can.
Baker was not wearing a helmet, officials said. He was pronounced dead at Bayfront Medical Center.
An investigation was ongoing Friday.