Man on moped killed in St. Petersburg crash

Last Updated: Friday, February 02, 2018, 1:32 PM EST

St. Petersburg police say a man riding a moped was hit and killed by a vehicle Friday morning.

According to police, the crash happened just after 4:30 a.m. Friday on Martin Luther King Jr Street, just north of 94th Avenue.

The man on the moped was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have not released the man's name. He has been identified as John Zivanov, 59.

Officers said the driver of the car stopped after the crash and is cooperating with authorities. 

MLK was shut down for several hours in both directions between 94th and Gandy Blvd. 

It reopened shortly after 10 a.m.