Manatee County Motorcycle Accident Kills One

Florida Highway Patrol announced a fatal motorcycle accident Wednesday night in Manatee County.

The accident took place as twenty fiver year old Kristopher Tice from Palmetto was riding his motorcycle south on U.S. 41 heading toward the intersection with 28th Avenue West.

At the same time fifty eight year old Marvin Palacios of Bradenton was driving a Dodge Caravan on 28th Avenue West unaware of the oncoming motorcycle.

As Tice approached at high speed on his Suzuki motorcycle, Palacios attempted to turn onto U.S. 41 and drove directly into the path of the oncoming motorcyclist.

The motorcycle collided with the minivan at speed and Tice was killed in the crash.