PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — A fatal crash on the Howard Frankland Bridge caused major slowdowns early Sunday morning. 

  • 31-year-old man killed in motorcycle crash
  • Crash occurred on Howard Frankland Bridge

The crash occurred southbound on Howard Frankland Bridge at about 2:54 a.m. 

Troopers said a motorcycle collided with a trailer hauling three ATVs towed by a Dodge pickup. 

A second motorcycle collided with debris from the initial crash. 

The first motorcyclist, a 31-year-old man, was transported to Bayfront Medical Center where he later died. 

The second motorcyclist, a 21-year-old man, received minor injuries. 

The crash closed the southbound lanes of the bridge for several hours before they reopened at 8:25 a.m.

The crash remains under investigation.