PINELLAS PARK - Pinellas Park police are working the scene of a fatality crash Feb. 19 on 49th Street and 78th Avenue.
According to a preliminary report, a motorcyclist was traveling northbound on 49th Street in the curb lane. The motorcycle crossed 78th Avnue for unknown reasons and left the roadway. The rider was ejected and the motorcycle continued traveling northwest and came to rest about 75 yards from the rider.
The ride was transported to an area hospital where he died due to his injuries. No other vehicles were involved. Police report that 49th Street is closed just north of 78th Avenue and only the median (left thru lane) is open.