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Motorcyclist dies in St. Petersburg crash

ST. PETERSBURG — A St. Petersburg motorcyclist died early Thursday after colliding with a car, police said.

Von Decarlos Manuel, 37, was taken to Bayfront Medical Center, where he died about 1 a.m.

Police gave this account:

Manuel was riding a 2007 Kwang Yang motorcycle west on 18th Avenue S. Bradley Howard Lewis, 49, also of St. Petersburg, was driving his 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt east on 18th Avenue S, approaching 21st Street S.

Lewis, who told police he didn't see the motorcycle, turned left onto 21st Street S.

Manuel hit the brakes and the motorcycle slid onto its right side and into the right front of Lewis' car.

Manuel was not wearing a helmet.

Lewis was not injured. Police said charges are pending.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Motorcyclist dies in St. Petersburg crash 09/30/10 [Last modified: Thursday, September 30, 2010 9:27am]
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