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Valrico motorcyclist dies after Bayshore crash

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.

Valrico motorcyclist dies after Bayshore crash 06/03/13 [Last modified: Monday, June 3, 2013 9:45pm]
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