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Motorcyclist killed in Pinellas Park crash

A motorcyclist died Thursday afternoon after running a red light and colliding with a van in Pinellas Park.

Police said Ryan Anderson, 22, of St. Petersburg, was traveling south on Belcher Road and approaching a green light at 118th Avenue N. Anderson rode a white line to pass between two larger vehicles ahead of it that stopped when the light turned red.

Police said Anderson ran the red light and crashed into a commercial van, driven by John Trocheck, 46, of Clearwater, turning west on 118th Avenue from Belcher Road.

Anderson died shortly after the crash, police said.

Motorcyclist killed in Pinellas Park crash 02/20/14 [Last modified: Thursday, February 20, 2014 9:27pm]
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