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Pinellas Park police search for pick-up truck after motorcyclist killed

A 45-year-old St. Petersburg man was killed in the hit-and-run crash that took place at 62nd Avenue N and 55th Street N.
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Published Dec. 12, 2020
Updated Dec. 12, 2020

PINELLAS PARK — A 45-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a hit-and-run crash early Friday. Now police are searching for the driver who fled the area.

The motorcyclist, Jason Prine of St. Petersburg, was found dead at the scene of the crash, according to Pinellas Park police.

Officers were called to the intersection of 62nd Avenue N at 55th Street N about 12:35 a.m. There they found the motorcyclist in the roadway.

Witnesses told officers that a small, dark-colored pick-up truck with whitewall tires was seen leaving the crash scene.

Anyone with information about this crash or the vehicle that fled is asked to contact Crime Stoppers Pinellas County by calling 800-873-8477, using crimestoppersofpinellas.org or using the P3 Tips mobile app. They can also call the Pinellas Park Police Department at 727-369-7840.