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SPPD is looking for an older modeled, faded red Honda or Hyundai, after a fatal hit-and-run crash at 5th Ave S and 37th St S around 7:40pm on Saturday, February 8th, 2020.
Brendan Markeith Hawkins (DOB 04/06/1995) died after the above mentioned vehicle attempted to turned from westbound traffic on 5th Ave into the southbound lane of 37th Street South.
Hawkins was on a 2017 Suzuki motorcycle as he traveled eastbound and over the posted speed limit, on 5th Ave S when the red vehicle turned onto his path. His motorcycle struck the back right-hand side of the the car and slid to the south curb line of 5th Ave S. The other vehicle left the scene of crash.
He was wearing a helmet, but died shortly after transport to Bayfront Hospital.
If anyone has information about this crash, please call SPPD at 727-893-7780, or send an anonymous tip by texting "SPPD" and your tip to TIP-411.