Man, 51, on scooter killed in St. Petersburg crash

Last Updated: Monday, February 05, 2018, 11:44 AM EST

A 51-year-old man on a scooter died after a crash in St. Petersburg late Sunday.

  • Man, 51, on scooter killed in St. Petersburg crash
  • Crash happened on 34th St and Queensborough Ave South
  • Don Rowland Hayghe died at hospital after the crash

According to St. Petersburg police, the crash happened on 34th Street and Queensborough Avenue South just after 11 p.m. 

Police said Don Rowland Hayghe was northbound on 34th Street South in the center lane when a southbound driver in a Ford F150 attempted a left turn, going into the path of the scooter. 

Hayghe, who was not wearing a helmet, struck the side of the Ford, causing a massive injury. Hayghe was transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg where he was later pronounced dead. 

The 36-year-old driver of the Ford and his four passengers were not injured. 

Police said alcohol may have played a part in the crash and an investigation is ongoing.