Riverview man killed in motorcycle crash

- Deputies in Hillsborough County say a Riverview man has died in a motorcycle crash.

It happened shortly before 1:00 a.m. at Big Bend Road on the on-ramp to I-75 southbound.  Authorities say the driver of a 2010 Toyota turned onto the ramp in front of a motorcyclist, Fortino Ralph Garcia III.  He crashed into the side of the Toyota.

Deputies say Garcia was wearing a helmet.  Paramedics rushed him to Tampa General Hospital, but he did not survive.

It does not appear that alcohol was a factor in the crash.  So far, no charges have been filed.

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