Motorcyclist killed in crash with HART bus

Published April 4, 2013

TAMPA — A motorcyclist who collided with a Hillsborough Area Regional Transit bus Thursday morning has died, authorities said.

The crash was reported before 7 a.m. at Sinclair Hills Road and N 24th Street in Lutz.

Motorcyclist Andrew Kryvanis, 23, of Lutz crossed over a double yellow line to go around stopped traffic when he was struck by the bus as it made a turn, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Kryvanis was wearing a helmet and eye protection. He sustained critical injuries, sheriff's spokesman Larry McKinnon said, and was taken to Tampa General Hospital where he died.

The bus, driven by Carlos Lugo, 46, of Tampa, had two passengers aboard. The driver and passengers were not injured.