Crash Kills New Port Richey Motorcyclist
He lost control of his motorcycle, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
PASCO COUNTY – A motorcycle driver died today (March 1) of injuries he received when he was thrown from his bike after he lost control, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
John F. Pittman, 30, of New Port Richey, died at the Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point where he was taken after the crash. He was not wearing a helmet.
The crash happened about 10:10 a.m. on Little Road south of Trace Highlands Boulevard. Mr. Pittman was driving a 2001 Honda motorcycle north on Little Road and, troopers said, failed to maintain control of his bike while rounding a curve. The motorcycle traveled onto the center median, continued north and struck a small bush before entering and crossing the southbound lanes of Little. The motorcycle then struck a curb and threw Mr. Pittman off the bike.
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