St. Petersburg Police Press Release

Chief of Police
1301 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 893-7550


For Immediate Release
Report number: 2020-033855
Date of original release: 10-02-20

Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Posted on 10-02-20 at 4:28 p.m.

On September 20, 2020 at 10:28pm Richard James Pocevich Jr. (DOB 05/05/1973) was driving his red and white 2017 Honda motorcycle southbound on Park Street North. Near the 400 block, Pocevich Jr. lost control of the motorcycle, drove off the road and struck the guardrail.

He was transported to Bayfront Health in critical condition, but succumbed to his injuries earlier today.

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