TAMPA — A Valrico woman died Monday after she lost control of her motorcycle and crashed on Bayshore Boulevard, police said.
The crash happened about 6:30 a.m. near the intersection of Orleans Avenue.
Kristi Nicole Phifer, 29, was riding a 2013 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle south on Bayshore when she rounded a curve. Phifer, who was wearing a helmet, went wide and struck a concrete curb. She rode into a pool of water and lost control of the motorcycle, police said. Phifer was thrown from the bike and struck a concrete monument.
She was taken to Tampa General Hospital, police said, where she later died.