Motorcyclist killed after striking pickup in Tampa

TAMPA — A 25-year-old motorcyclist died after crashing into the back of a pickup truck early Thursday, police said.

The man, whose name was not released, was riding north on N Nebraska Avenue about 2 a.m., police said, when he rear-ended the northbound truck near E Yukon Street.

The motorcyclist was thrown from the bike and came to a stop about 50 yards from the crash.

He was taken to Tampa General Hospital, where he died.

Nebraska Avenue was closed for several hours from Yukon to Seward streets.

Motorcyclist killed after striking pickup in Tampa 04/07/11 [Last modified: Friday, April 8, 2011 12:25am]

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