Motorcyclist killed in crash involving fire truck

- The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash involving a motorcycle and fire truck in St. Petersburg.

According to troopers, the crash happened around 1 a.m. Sunday on 66th Street at 54th Avenue N.

Authorities said a motorcycle was struck by a Lealman Fire District truck. It’s unclear if the fire truck was responding to a call at the time.

The motorcyclist was killed in the crash. The victim’s name hasn’t been released.

The road was closed for a few hours while FHP investigated, but it has since reopened.

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