PINELLAS COUNTY, FL.- Deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle in St. Pete Beach.
According to investigators, a white Ford pick-up truck was traveling northbound on Gulf Boulevard, while a Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling southbound on Gulf Boulevard.
Deputies say the pickup truck was making a left turn into a parking lot when the two collided.
Witnesses say the motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed prior to the crash.
The driver of the motorcycle, a 45-year-old man, was transported to Palms of Pasadena Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Deputies say that speed appears to be a factor in the crash.
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