A 25-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a motorcycle collision Thursday night in St. Petersburg.
The crash occurred around 6:15 p.m. at 6th Avenue South and 28th Street South.
Police said a Ford Focus, driven by a 52-year-old woman was traveling northbound on 28th Street S. and made a left westbound turn at 6th Ave. S. and traveled into the path of the motorcycle.
The motorcycle struck the passenger side of the Ford and the woman was thrown from the bike, according to officials.
The woman was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Hospital where she died from her injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
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