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Tarpon Springs motorcyclist killed after hitting pole, tree

Published Sep. 13, 2005

A 36-year-old Tarpon Springs man was killed Saturday in a motorcycle accident, authorities said. Kenneth R. Thompson, 506 Summerwood Court, was driving south on Pasco County Road 583 on his 1998 Harley-Davidson around 7 p.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Near Ehren Cemetery Road, Thompson went off the road, striking a power pole and a tree, officials said. He was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa where he died at 9:46 p.m.


The East Lake High School Cheerleader Annual Spring Cheerleading Clinic is Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the high school gymnasium. An article Sunday listed an incorrect day.