Florida Highway Patrol reported a Sarasota man died after a motorcycle accident Tuesday.
The accident occurred when the motorcyclist crashed into a car at Tuttle Ave. and 17th in Sarasota around 6P.M. FHP elaborated saying the motorcyclist, Peter Murray, 62 of Sarasota, was heading east on 17th street when he was struck by a SUV turning left onto Tuttle trying to beat the yellow light. Officials pronounced Murray dead at the scene.
The driver of the 2007 Kia Sportage that struck the motorcyclist, Cesar Etayo, 90, of Sarasota, also received treatment for minor injuries at Sarasota Memorial.