Police in Sarasota announced a fatal motorcycle accident downtown.
At roughly 1:45 in the morning 27 year old Alaska native motorcyclist Aleksandr was riding a motorcycle eastbound on Main Street and entered the roundabout at Main Street and Orange.
Witnesses stated that Aleksandr may have been traveling too fast causing him to fail to negotiate the turn. Aleksandr collided with the roundabout and was thrown from his motorcycle. Aleksandr died as a result of his injuries.
Police are investigating if alcohol was a factor in the crash.