TAMPA — A 47-year-old Tampa man died Monday night when he ran a traffic light and collided with an oncoming pickup truck making a left turn at U.S. 301 and Harney Road, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Michael Scott Conner was headed south on U.S. 301 about 9:55 p.m. when he failed to stop for a traffic signal at Harney Road, the Highway Patrol said. Conner's 2015 Vigo motorcycle collided with a northbound 2002 Dodge Ram driven by Charles Junior Vazquez, 19, of Tampa, the Highway Patrol said.
Vazquez was turning left onto Harney Road when the collision occurred.
Conner was taken to a hospital here he later died.