ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with an SUV Wednesday night in St. Petersburg.
It happened around 9:24 p.m. at the intersection of 1st Avenue North and 42nd Street North.
St. Pete police say a 44-year-old man was driving a Suzuki motorcycle westbound on 1st Avenue North while a Subaru legacy was heading northbound on 42nd Street North.
The SUV and the motorcycle entered the intersection at the same time and collided.
The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers say the SUV driver, who was not injured, stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.
Westbound lanes of 1st Avenue North were shut down for several hours but have since reopened.