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TAMPA BAY, FL. (THECOUNT) — Brendan Hawkins, has been identified as the victim in a vehicle-versus-motorcycle hit-and-run collision Saturday night.
“Bee” Hawkins, 24, was killed after a motorcycle he was operating came into contact with a Honda in an apparent hit-and-run crash in St. Petersburg, Florida Saturday night.
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According to the St. Petersburg Police Department, officers responded to a call of a motorcycle down near the intersection of 5th Avenue South and 37th Street South around 7:45 p.m. Saturday night. When officials arrived, they found Hawkins’ Suzuki motorcycle wrecked.
Officials determined that the vehicle, described as a red Honda or Hyundai, struck Hawkins and then fled the scene.
Hawkins, who was wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.
Anyone with information on the hit-and-run suspect is asked to call police at 727-893-7780, source AbcActionNews.
Geo quick facts: St. Petersburg is a city on Florida’s gulf coast, part of the Tampa Bay area. It’s known for its pleasant weather (hence its “Sunshine City” nickname), making it popular for golfing, boating, fishing and beachgoing. Its waterfront parks host the Dali Museum, featuring surrealist works of art; the Museum of Fine Arts, with works ranging from ancient to contemporary; and Mahaffey Theater, home of the Florida Orchestra – wikipedia.