New Port Richey motorcyclist dies in crash

NEW PORT RICHEY — A 36-year-old motorcyclist was killed after he veered off Cecilia Drive and crashed Friday afternoon, police said.

Luis R. Torres of New Port Richey was westbound near Greenwood Street when, for an unknown reason, his 2008 Suzuki GSXR-1000 went off the road and crashed into a parked car at about 4:20 p.m., according to New Port Richey police.

Torres, who appeared to have been speeding, was thrown from the bike, police said.

He was pronounced dead at Bayfront Medical Center, police said.

New Port Richey motorcyclist dies in crash 05/20/11 [Last modified: Saturday, May 21, 2011 12:03am]

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