Motorcyclist dies after SUV turns in front of him

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BRADENTON - A Bradenton man died Thursday afternoon following a collision with an SUV on Cortez Road.

It happened around 5:15pm near the intersection with 30th Street West.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 21-year-old motorcyclist, identified as Adrian Cuebero, was eastbound on Cortez Road when a westbound SUV made a left turn directly into the path of the motorcycle.

Cuebero, who was wearing a helmet, was taken to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton, where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the SUV, 27-year-old Gilbert Burgos of Bradenton, was not injured in the crash.  He has been charged with Violation of Right of Way.