The St. Petersburg Police Department announced the death of a motorcyclist resulting from a crash.
Twenty two year old Motorcyclist Jimmie Hawk was killed after crashing into a car. Witnesses stated that Hawk was riding a 1995 Honda motorcycle at a high rate of speed and swerving between vehicles as he headed eastbound.
As seventy five year old Jean Broderick was turning her car into the North Baptist Church parking lot Hawk approached rapidly from the rear. Hawk was unable to stop in time and crashed into the back of the car at speed.
The force of the impact ejected Hawk from his motorcycle onto the roadway where he suffered server injuries. Hawk was rushed to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg for emergency medical treatment where he died from his injuries.