Tampa Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash

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Location: E. Adamo Dr. and N. 39th St.

Date/Time: 04/12/2012, 3:29 p.m.

Victim #1/Driver - W/M, Crossman, David Michael DOB:3/27/84, ADD: 424 Durham Shore Ct., Apollo Beach, Fl 33572 (Deceased)

Passenger - W/F Pontecorvo, Francesca, Unk Age, 424 Durham Ct., Apollo Beach, Fl 33572

Crossman was operating a 2007 Agusta Motorcycle.

Driver Vehicle #2 - W/F, Hicks, Jessie Gulledge, DOB: 7/12/53, ADD: 11550 Lamplighter Ln., Tampa, Fl 33637, operating a 2006 Ford Mustang. Hicks was not injured.

Details: The deceased victim and passenger were traveling westbound on E. Adamo Dr., in the outside lane on a motorcycle. The victim entered the intersection of N.39th Street and struck the rear quarter panel of the Ford Mustang, as it turned northbound onto N. 39th St., from E. Adamo Dr. The passenger and the victim, were thrown from the motorcycle. The passenger sustained non life-threatening injuries and was transported to Tampa General Hospital. The victim sustained head and body injuries and was pronounced deceased, at the scene. Both subjects on the motorcycle were wearing helmets. TPD Detectives are investigating the accident.

Lieutenant Craig A. Sawicki
Tampa Police Department