Pasco motorcyclist hits utility pole, dies
A 54-year-old motorcyclist died early Friday after striking a utility pole on U.S. 41, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Larre Wesley Stewart of Land O'Lakes was southbound on a 2010 Dongfang when he veered off the road, troopers said. There was no indication Stewart struggled to avoid hitting the pole, troopers said.
Stewart was pronounced dead at the scene. The FHP report stated that he was wearing a helmet.
The crash, reported about 4:30 a.m., happened on Broad Street near Snow Memorial Highway, according to FHP.
The circumstances surrounding the crash were being investigated.
The FHP asks witnesses to contact Cpl. David Frye at (813) 631-4020.