ST. PETERSBURG, FL – A 58-year-old motorcyclist and his 51-year-old passenger died after their bike collided with an SUV on a busy St. Pete roadway Saturday, reports Fox 13 Tampa Bay.
Police say the incident happened just after 6 p.m. in the area of 10596 Gandy Boulevard, which is just west of San Martin Boulevard NE.
The investigation thus far indicates that an SUV drove northbound from the parking lot of Goodwill and entered the path of an eastbound motorcycle on Gandy Boulevard. The motorcycle collided with the SUV, at which point the driver and his female passenger were thrown from the bike.
The driver of the motorcycle died at the scene. The passenger died shortly after transport to a local hospital.
It is unclear if anyone in the SUV sustained injuries.
A full investigation is underway.
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