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Motorcyclist killed in St. Petersburg crash

Christopher Smith, 44, collided with another driver Wednesday at the intersection of First Avenue North and 42nd Street North, police said.
Motorcyclist Christopher Smith, 44, was killed Wednesday night when he and another driver collided at a St. Petersburg intersection, police said.
Motorcyclist Christopher Smith, 44, was killed Wednesday night when he and another driver collided at a St. Petersburg intersection, police said. [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and BOYZELL HOSEY | Times ]
Published Dec. 8, 2022|Updated Dec. 8, 2022

A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday night when he collided with another vehicle in a St. Petersburg intersection, police said.

Christopher Smith, 44, of St. Petersburg was riding a motorcycle west on First Avenue North about 9:24 p.m. as another driver in a Subaru Legacy was heading north on 42nd Street North, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department. Smith and the Subaru driver entered the intersection at the same time and collided, police said.

Smith died at the scene. The driver of the Subaru was not injured, according to police.

The driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating with police. St. Petersburg police said the investigation is ongoing.