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45-Year-Old Man Killed After Colliding With Guardrail On Motorcycle

A 45-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash that happened in Indian Shores on Thursday.

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – A 45-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash that happened in Indian Shores on Thursday.

According to Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 5:39 p.m., deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team responded to Gulf Boulevard and Park Boulevard Bridge in the City of Indian Shores to investigate a single motorcycle crash.

According to investigators, 45-year-old Kevin Meade was traveling westbound at a high rate of speed on the Park Boulevard Bridge as he approached Gulf Boulevard. Meade failed to maintain control of his 2004 Harley Davidson as he was approaching a left curve on Gulf Boulevard when his motorcycle collided with the guardrail.

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Meade was ejected and his motorcycle continued westbound in an upright position until it came to a final stop against the City of Indian Shores welcome sign.

Meade was pronounced deceased at the scene. According to investigators, speed and impairment appear to be factored into the crash.

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